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Table 4 Wood names of the 860 components of frameworks inventoried in permanent or temporary buildings (wood ranked according to the total number of citation per use)

From: Palikur traditional roundwood construction in eastern French Guiana: ethnobotanical and cultural perspectives

Botanic family Palikur name Rank Permanent (total 783) Temporary (total 77) Beam Tie beam Ridge piece Crown post Common rafter Batten Wind brace
Annonaceae Kuukumwi (priye) 1 210 11 14 21 13 11 71 84 7
Kuukumwi (seyne) 2 230 13 11 17 12 18 68 103 14
Pukuu (seyne) 3 200 17 2 3 1 12 27 170 2
Kigiksau 8 10 0 2 3 2 3
Chrysobalanceae Inutawviye 7 10 0 2 8
Bukutru gatew 9 0 9 3 2 1 1 2
Ebenaceae Miret 6 0 17 2 10 4 1
Bignoniaceae Kwik 14 1 0 1
Erythroxylaceae Yawknabwi duwõ 10 8 0 7 1
Goupiaceae Pasis 14 1 0 1
Lecythidaceae Avun 5 11 7 4 7 2 1 4
Kwatri (waxriune) seyne 10 6 0 6
Yawknabwi (seyne) 4 88 0 8 14 7 2 40 16 1
Moraceae Pairi (seyne) 14 0 1 1
Myristicaceae Wahusi (waxriuno duwõ) 12 3 0 3
Myrtaceae Awaw 13 2 0 1 1
Sapotaceae balata (duwõ) 11 3 0 2 1
Kuyaw (kamwi) duwõ 13 0 2 1 1