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Table 1 Ethnobotanical indicators analyzed through the dataset

From: Use patterns, use values and management of Afzelia africana Sm. in Burkina Faso: implications for species domestication and sustainable conservation

Questions Items’ groups Variables Factors Indices
Motivations to conserve Agroforestry tree FL, F EG, G  
Sacred or magic
Multiple uses
Threats
Use categories Food FL, F EG, G Use value per EG
Medicinal
Fodder
Culture
Firewood
Construction
Organs exploited Leaves F EG, G Index value of organ
Barks
Wood
Fruits
Seeds
Local practices Natural RGN FL, F EG, G  
Assisted RGN
Seeding
Transplantation
Pruning
Debarking
Fire protection
Occurrence habitats Protected areas FL, F EG, G  
Sacred groves
Fallows
Farmlands
Human settlements
Species status Abundant FL, F EG, G  
Rare
Variations criteria Tree size FL, F EG, G  
Tree density
Tree morphology
Existence of ecotypes Yes/no F EG, G  
  1. F citation frequency, FL fidelity level, EG ethnic group, G gender, RGN regeneration