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Table 2 Categories based on Paraguayans’ justification for pile sorting (all localities)

From: Cognition, culture and utility: plant classification by Paraguayan immigrant farmers in Misiones, Argentina

Etic category – reasons for plant classification Nr of citations
Medicinal uses and medicinal properties 305
Edible uses 45
Cultural uses 22
Morphology 9
Ecology (grade of domestication) 4
Household uses 2