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Table 1 Wild and weedy plants interchanged in the traditional Phurépecha markets studied

From: Ethnoecology of the interchange of wild and weedy plants and mushrooms in Phurépecha markets of Mexico: economic motives of biotic resources management

Scientific name Common name Use form Distribution area Management form Market* Interchange type** Offering communities Months of the year offered Voucher number
Agave inaequidens Koch Jiote Edible Pine-oak and oak forests Gathering 1, 3 Barter (trade) 3 7 PhR
Amaranthus hybridus L. Quelite de trigo, quintonil Edible Agricultural areas Gathering, tolerance 1, 3 Barter, trade 4 6 BFH-362
Brassica rapa L. Mostaza (vaina y quelite) Edible Agricultural areas Gathering, tolerance 1, 2, 3 Barter, trade 5 7 BFH-360
Chenopodium berlandieri Moq. Quelite cenizo Edible Lake shoreline, agricultural areas Gathering, enhancing 1, 2, 3 Barter, trade 10 11 BFH-351
Crataegus mexicana Moc. & Sessé ex DC Tejocote Edible Pine-oak and oak forests, agricultural areas Gathering 1, 2 Barter 1 3 PhR
Opuntia atropes Rose Nopales Edible Subtropical scrub, homegardens Gathering, enhancing 1, 2, 3 Barter, trade 15 10 PhR
Opuntia sp. Xoconostle Edible Subtropical scrub Gathering 1 Barter (trade) 1 3 PhR
Portulaca oleracea L. Verdolaga Edible Agricultural areas Gathering, tolerance, enhancing 1, 3 Barter, trade 10 6 BFH-365
Prunus serotina subsp. capuli (Cav. ex Spreng.) McVaugh Capulines (fruits and flowers) Edible Pine-oak and oak forests, agricultural areas, homegardens Selective gathering, selective tolerance, selective enhancing 1, 2, 3 Barter, trade 6 4 PhR
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum (L.) Hayek Berro Edible Lake shoreline Gathering 1, 3 Barter, trade 4 8 BFH-355
Rubus Liebmannii Focke Zarzamora Edible Pine-oak and oak forests Gathering 1, 2, 3 Trade 7 8 PhR
Rumex obtusifolius L. Juan Primero Edible Agricultural areas, ruderal areas, pine-oak and oak forests Gathering 1, 2 Barter 7 8 BFH-359
Solanum lycopersicum L. Jitomate silvestre Edible Agricultural areas Gathering, enhancing 2 Barter 1 1 PhR
Tagetes micrantha Cav. Anís Edible, condiment Agricultural areas, ruderal, pine-oak and oak forests Selective gathering 1, 3 Barter, trade 10 7 BFH-366
Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants Epazote Edible as condiment Homegardens Gathering, enhancing 1, 2, 3 Trade, barter 4 5 BFH-361
Laelia autumnalis (Lex.) Lindl. Flor de ánima o lirio Ceremonial Pine-oak and oak forests Gathering 1, 3 Trade 2 1 PhR
Bryophyta sensu lato Musgo Ceremonial, ornamental Pine-oak and oak forests Gathering 3 Trade 2 PhR
Calochortus purpureus (Kunth) Baker Flores moraditas Ceremonial, ornamental Pine-oak and oak forests Gathering 1 Trade 2 1 BFH-371
Castilleja scorzonerifolia Kunth Flor de terciopelo Ceremonial, ornamental Pine-oak and oak forests Gathering 1 Trade 1 1 BFH-373
Cosmos bipinnatus Cav. Mirasoles Ceremonial, ornamental Pine-oak and oak forests, agricultural areas, ruderal Gathering 1, 3 Trade 1 1 BFH-372
Laelia speciosa (Kunth) Schltr. Orquídea, flor de corpus Ceremonial, ornamental Pine-oak and oak forests Gathering 1, 2, 3 Barter, trade 1 2 PhR
Lupinus montanus Kunth Flor morada Ceremonial, ornamental Pine-oak and oak forests Gathering 1 Trade 1 1 PhR
Stevia monardifolia Kunth Servilletilla Ceremonial, ornamental Pine-oak and oak forests Gathering 1 Trade 1 1 PhR
Tillandsia sp. Heno Ceremonial, ornamental Pine-oak and oak forests Gathering 3 Trade 2 PhR
Milla biflora Cav. Estrellitas Ceremonial, ornamental, medicinal, aromatic Pine-oak and oak forests Gathering 1, 3 Trade 4 2 BFH-370
Tagetes lucida Cav. Santa María Ceremonial, ornamental, medicinal, insecticide Pine-oak and oak forests, ruderal, agricultural areas Gathering 1 Trade 3 3 BFH-367
Acalypha phleoides Cav. Hierba del cáncer Medicinal Homegardens Enhancing 1 Barter, trade 1 1 BFH-363
Agastache mexicana (Kunth) Lint & Epling Toronjil Medicinal Pine-oak and oak forests, homegardens Gathering, enhancing 1, 2 Barter, trade 2 5 BFH-353
Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. Istafiate Medicinal Pine-oak and oak forests, ruderal Gathering 1 Barter, trade 1 1 BFH-374
Chenopodium graveolens Lag & Rodr. Epazote de perro Medicinal Homegardens Gathering, enhancing 3 Trade 1 1 BFH-369
Clinopodium macrostemum (Moc. & Sessé ex Benth.) Kuntze Nurite Medicinal Pine-oak and oak forests Gathering, enhancing, transplanting, sowing 1, 2, 3 Barter, trade 2 5 BFH-354
Equisetum sp. Cola de caballo Medicinal Riparian vegetation Gathering 1, 3 Barter, trade 4 10 BFH-357
Eryngium carlinae F. Delaroche Hierba del sapo Medicinal Pine-oak and oak forests, ruderal Gathering 1, 3 Barter, trade 3 2 BFH-368
Gnaphalium spp. Gordolobo Medicinal Pine-oak and oak forests, agricultural areas, ruderal Gathering 1, 2, 3 Barter, trade 3 6 BFH-358
Heterotheca inuloides Cass. Árnica Medicinal Pine-oak and oak forests, ruderal Gathering 1, 3 Barter, trade 10 11 BFH-356
Loeselia mexicana (Lam.) Brand Espinosilla Medicinal Pine-oak and oak forests Gathering 1, 3 Trade 2 2 BFH-364
Marrubium vulgare L. Marubio Medicinal Homegardens, ruderal Gathering, enhancing 1, 2, 3 Barter, trade 3 11 BFH-352
Ternstroemia lineata DC. Trompillo Medicinal Pine-oak and oak forests Gathering 1, 2, 3 Trade 1 2 PhR
  1. *Markets studied: 1 Barter Market, 2 Phurépecha Tiánguis, and 3 Municipal Market
  2. **In parentheses the type of interchange less frequent