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Table 1 Unconventional food plants according residents of Ribeirão da Ilha district, Florianópolis, Brazil (N = 21 interviews)

From: Knowledge, use, and disuse of unconventional food plants

Botanical Family Species Portuguese name Part used Origin Number of citations
Amaranthaceae
Plantago spp. L. mastruz B N 1
Anacardiaceae
Anacardium occidentale L. caju F N2 1
Spondias dulcis G. Forst. cajá-manga F E2 1
Spondias mombin L.* cajaca, cajá F N2 1
Spondias purpurea L.* seriguela F E 2
Annonaceae
Annona glabra L.* fruta-conde F N 1
Annona reticulata L.* fruto-conde F E2 2
Annona neosalicifolia H. Rainer* fruta-do-conde-do-mato, curtiça F N 1
Arecaceae
Bactris setosa Mart.* ticum C N 1
Bactris sp. Jacq. ex Scop.* tucum, ticum F, C E 5
Butia eriospatha (Mart. ex Drude) Becc.* butiá F, C N 2
Butia sp. (Becc.) Becc.* butiá F, C N 3
Butia catarinensis Noblick & Lorenzi butiá F, C N 1
Euterpe oleracea Mart. açaí F N2 1
Euterpe edulis Mart. coco-de-ripa, açaí F, C N 2
Asteraceae
Sonchus oleraceus L. dente-de-leão C E 1
Bixaceae
Bixa orellana L. urucum C N 1
Boraginaceae
Varronia polycephala Lam.* caramona, mijigrilo F N 8
Bromeliaceae
Aechmea comata Baker bromélia (“chup-chup”), gravatá L, F, B N 2
Ananas bracteatus Schult.f. ananá F N 1
Cactaceae
Cereus jamacaru DC.* cacto-cardero, cacto F N2 1
Rhipsalis teres Steud. olho-de-pinto F N 1
Clusiaceae
Garcinia brasiliensis Mart. bacupari NA N2 1
Garcinia gardneriana (Planch. & Triana) Zappi* bacopari, bacupari, abricó, damasco F N 10
Mammea americana L. biricó, abiricó F E 2
Cucurbitaceae
Cucumis melo var. dudaim (L.) Naudin melãozinho F E 1
Momordica charantia L. melãozinho F E 1
Ebenaceae
Diospyros digyna Jacq. sapota F E 3
Diospyros inconstans Jacq. marmelo F N 1
Ericaceae
Gaylussacia brasiliensis Meisn. camarinha F N 1
Fabaceae
Inga cinnamomea Spruce ex Benth.* angá-banana, angá, ingá F, C N2 4
Inga edulis Mart.* angá F N2 2
Inga marginata Willd.* angá-feijão, ingá-feijão, angá F, C N 6
Inga sessilis Mart.* angá, angá-macaco, ingá, ingá-macaco F N 6
Inga sp. Mill.* angá, angá-banana F N 2
Inga vera subsp. affinis (DC.) T.D. Penn.* angá, ingá F N 2
Inga vulpina Mart. ex Benth.* ingá, angá, ingá-banana F N 3
Malpighiaceae
Malpighia emarginata ex DC.* acerola F E 3
Melastomataceae
Leandra australis Cogn.* mixirica, mixirico F N 1
Moraceae
Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.* jaca F E 5
Artocarpus integer (Thunb.) Merr.* jaca F E 1
Ficus carica L.* figo-roxo, figo F E 1
Morus nigra L.* amora-do-mato, amorinha, amora, amorinha-do-mato F E 9
Myrtaceae
Campomanesia adamantium (Cambess.) O. Berg* gabiroba F N 1
Campomanesia guaviroba (DC.) Kiaersk.* gabiroba F N 2
Eugenia brasiliensis Lam.* grumixama F N 5
Eugenia itaguahiensis Nied.* grumixama F N2 1
Plinia cauliflora (Mart.) Kausel* jabuticaba F N 5
Myrciaria glazioviana (Kiaersk.) G. M. Barroso ex Sobral* cabeluda F N2 7
Myrciaria sp. O.Berg* jabuticaba F N 7
Plinia coronata (Mattos) Mattos* jabuticaba F N2 5
Plinia edulis (Vell.) Sobral* cambucá F N 8
Psidium cattleianum Sabine*1 araçá, araçá-amarelo, araçá-roxo, araçá-vermelho, araçá-manteiga F N 7
Psidium grandifolium Mart. ex DC.* araçá-cavalo F N 1
Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels* jambolão, jambo F E 1
Syzygium jambos (L.) Alston* jambo F E 6
Passifloraceae
Passiflora edulis Sims* maracujá-roxo F N 1
Poaceae
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf* capim-limão L E 1
Rosaceae
Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.* ameixa-amarela F E 11
Rubus idaeus L.* framboesa F E 1
Rubus rosifolius Sm.* maranguinho-do-mato F N 3
Rubus sellowii Cham. & Schldtl.* amora-do-mato, amorinha, amorinha-do-mato F N 5
Sapotaceae
Mimusops commersonii Engl. biricó F E2 1
Pouteria caimito Radlk. abiu F N2 1
Solanaceae
Solanum aculeatissimum Jacq.* rebenta-cavalo F N 1
Tropaeolaceae
Tropaeolum majus L. capuchinha B E 1
  1. Part used: stem (S), flower (B), leaf (L), fruit (F), root (R), seed (C). Plant origin: native (N) or exotic (E) to Brazil. No data available (NA). *The currently used species were marked with an asterisk
  2. 1The interviewees considered these as different plants, but they belong to the same botanical species
  3. 2These species do not occur naturally in the region, and were probably cultivated by the residents