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

  • Afnan Alqethami1, 2Email author,
  • Julie A. Hawkins1 and
  • Irene Teixidor-Toneu1
Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine201713:71

Published: 15 December 2017

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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Authors’ Affiliations

Section of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB), Harborne Building, School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK
Department of Biology, Faculty of Applied Science, Umm Al-Qura University, Mecca, Saudi Arabia


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


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