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Correction to: Medicinal plants used by women in Mecca: urban, Muslim and gendered knowledge

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The original article was published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2017 13:62


In the original publication [1] Arabic names in Table 2 were transcribed from left to right. The corrected version of Table 2 can be found as Additional file 1 in this Erratum.


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    Medicinal plants used by women in Mecca: urban, Muslim and gendered knowledge. J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. 2017;13:62.

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Correspondence to Afnan Alqethami.

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Comprehensive inventory of the plants listed by women in Mecca including the scientific name and family, whether the plant is found in the Flora of Saudi Arabia and whether it is used as a food or spice, vernacular name(s), part(s) used, therapeutic use categories, preparation, administration, toxicity and side effects, frequency of citation, and Smith’s S. For presence or absence in the Flora of Saudi Arabia, Y = yes, N = no; and for food and/or spice use, F = food and S = spice. Plants not documented in the selected literature are marked with *. (DOCX 53 kb)

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