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Table 5 Botanical names of the most frequently collected species

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

Botanic family (main palikur name) Botanical namea Reference voucher specimenb Correspondence botanical species/ethnospecies Fidelity level of usec
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Annonaceae
Kigiksaw Guatteria punctata (Aubl.) R.A. Howard CO.80 4/13 0/3 3/3
Guatteria wachenheimii Benoist MC.392 3/13
Anaxagorea phaeocarpa Mart. CO.281 2/13
Guatteria anteridifera Scharf & Maas MC.50 2/13
Kuukumwi priye Oxandra asbeckii (Pulle) R.E. Fr. CO.1 16/29 1/6 6/6
Guatteria wachenheimii Benoist CO.320 4/29
Unonopsis rufescens (Baill.) R.E. Fr. CO.65 3/29
Guatteria anteridifera Scharf & Maas CO.266 2/29
Pseudoxandra cuspidata Maas MC.663 2/29
Kuukumwi seyne Pseudoxandra cuspidata Maas CO.13 5/5 0/5 5/5
Pukuu (seyne) Xylopia nitida Dunal CO.40 6/9 0/3 3/3
Xylopia cayennensis Maas Gr. 1677 3/9
Apocynaceae
Isuu ã Aspidosperma excelsum Benth. MC.24 2/2 1/1 0/1
Gõngo Geissospermum laeve (Vell.) Miers CO.118 3/3 1/1 1/1
Pakih etni Parahancornia fasciculata (Poir.) Benoist Gr.3064 4/4 0/2 2/2
Bignoniaceae
Kwik Handroanthus serratifolius (Vahl) S.O.Grose Gr.3109 2/2   
Burseraceae
Ahuwahu Protium opacum Swart L.796 5/19 0/3 3/3
Protium tenuifolium (Engl.) Engl. Pr.Gr.4336 3/19
Protium apiculatum Swart Gr.1583 3/19
Protium morii D.C. Daly MC.456 2/19
Marinaiwa Protium altsonii Sandwith MC.26 3/13 0/3 3/3
Protium gallicum D.C. Daly Gr.2143 3/13
Protium decandrum (Aubl.) Marchand MC.109 2/13
Protium trifoliolatum Engl. MC.117 2/13
Sirasira Protium decandrum (Aubl.) Marchand MC.22 3/14 0/4 4/4
Tetragastris panamensis (Engl.) Kuntze Gr.1858 2/14
Protium subserratum (Engl.) Engl. Gr.3125 2/14
Chrysobalanaceae
Bukutru gatew Licania alba (Bernoulli) Cuatrec. CO.345 12/40 5/5 5/5
Couepia caryophylloides Benoist CO.356 4/40
Hirtella bicornis Mart. & Zucc. CO.293 4/40
Hirtella glandulosa Spreng. CO.334 2/40
Licania densiflora Kleinhoonte CO.144 2/40
Licania membranacea Sagot ex Laness. Pr.Gr.4370 2/40
Inutauviye Licania heteromorpha Benth. CO.229 7/16 2/2 2/2
Clusiaceae
Kwatri (waxriune) duwõ Tovomita brevistaminea Engl. CO.292 2/10 3/3 3/3
Tovomita choisyana Planch. & Triana CO.29 2/10
Tovomita sp. 1 CO.82 2/10
Tovomita sp. 2 CO.17 2/10
Ti Symphonia globulifera L.f. CO.57 4/5 0/2 2/2
Wakukwa tiranõ Garcinia macrophylla Mart. Gr.2128 3/7 0/1 1/1
Garcinia benthamiana (Planch. & Triana) Pipoly MC.343 2/7
Garcinia madruno (Kunth) Hammel Gr.3119 2/7
Ebenaceae
Miret Diospyros carbonaria Benoist MC.70 3/13 0/1 1/1
Diospyros dichroa Sandwith Gr.3157 3/13
Diospyros cavalcantei Sothers MC.46 2/13
Elaeocarpaceae
Waaduk (seyne) Sloanea laxiflora Spruce ex Benth. CO.286 5/5 0/1 1/1
Erythroxylaceae
Yawknabwi duwõ Erythroxylum amplum Benth. Gr.Pr.2050 4/4 2/3 3/3
Goupiaceae
Pasis Goupia glabra Aubl. CO.18 5/5 2/3 3/3
Ixonanthaceae
Yawu wahuyo Cyrillopsis paraensis Kuhlm. CO.46 2/2 5/5 0/5
Lauraceae
Migukat Licaria martiniana (Mez) Kosterm. MC.650 2/10 0/3 3/3
Ocotea percurrens Vicent. Gr.1680 2/10
Panawnap Aiouea longipetiolata van der Werff MC.155 2/5 2/3 3/3
Sedri kamwi Licaria martiniana (Mez) Kosterm. CO.231 3/7 1/4 4/4
Wen Ocotea guianensis Aubl. Gr.2068 7/8 1/2 2/2
Lauraceae sp. 3 CO.170 1/8
Lecythidaceae
Avun Eschweilera coriacea (DC.) S.A. Mori Gr.Pr.1990 5/38 5/6 6/6
Lecythis persistens Sagot CO.27 5/38
Eschweilera grandiflora (Aubl.) Sandwith MC.212 4/38
Eschweilera sagotiana Miers CO.254 4/38
Eschweilera apiculata (Miers) A.C.Sm. MC.116 3/38
Lecythis holcogyne (Sandwith) S.A. Mori CO.148 3/38
Eschweilera chartaceifolia S.A. Mori MC.321 2/38
Kwatri waxriune (seyne) Lecythis poiteaui O. Berg CO.19 6/21 3/3 3/3
Eschweilera cf. simiorum (Benoist) Eyma CO.160 3/21
Eschweilera chartaceifolia S.A. Mori MC.60 2/21
Leguminosae
Ãjelik Dicorynia guianensis Amshoff Gr.3057 10/10 3/3 3/3
Kaybune ã Zygia racemosa (Ducke) Barneby & J.W. Grimes CO.4 3/3 1/1 1/1
Miumiu Inga paraensis Ducke Gr.3175 3/13 1/3 3/3
Inga capitata Desv. Gr.JLG.3216 2/13
Inga sp. 15 CO.332 2/13
Sakeg (kamwi) Hymenolobium flavum Kleinhoonte Gr.3067 2/13 0/2 2/2
Parkia nitida Miq. Gr.3030 2/13
à danõ Bocoa prouacensis Aubl. Gr.3269 5/5 0/2 2/2
Wakap Vouacapoua americana Aubl. Gr.3011 16/16 4/4 2/4
Wap Eperua falcata Aubl. CO.52 4/12 4/4 4/4
Dialium guianense (Aubl.) Sandwith Gr.1766 2/12
Eperua grandiflora (Aubl.) Benth. Gr.3082 2/12
Macrolobium bifolium (Aubl.) Pers. Gr.1662 2/12
Yuhumwi Pentaclethra macroloba (Willd.) Kuntze Gr.1643 3/5 1/1 1/1
Wakukwa adava Gustavia augusta L. MFP.1365 4/8 1/1 1/1
Lecythis zabucajo Aubl. Gr.3078 2/8
Melastomataceae
Ahayumna Mouriri nervosa Pilg. Gr.3153 6/8 3/5 5/5
Mouriri francavillana Cogn. L.836 2/8
Avitkat Mouriri francavillana Cogn. DD.14 3/5 1/3 3/3
Mouriri crassifolia Sagot CO.323 2/5
Timuvukti Mouriri sagotiana Triana Gr.1627 7/8 0/3 3/3
Moraceae
Impitit waxriune Maquira guianensis Aubl. CO.311 3/4 0/1 1/1
Pairi Brosimum rubescens Taub. CO.172 6/16 1/2 2/2
Brosimum guianense (Aubl.) Huber ex Ducke MC.6 3/16
Trymatococcus oligandrus (Benoist) Lanj. Gr.3143 3/16
Pakaad Bagassa guianensis Aubl. Gr.1655 2/2 1/1 1/1
Tukwangu Helicostylis tomentosa (Poepp. & Endl.) J.F.Macbr. MC.508 2/7 0/2 2/2
Naucleopsis guianensis (Mildbr.) C.C. Berg Gr.3148 2/7
Pseudolmedia laevis (Ruiz & Pav.) J.F.Macbr. CO.227 2/7
Myristicaceae
Wahusi (waxriune) Virola michelii Heckel Gr.3036 7/20 0/3 3/3
Iryanthera hostmannii (Benth.) Warb. Gr.1754 3/20
Iryanthera sagotiana (Benth.) Warb. Pr.Gr.4392 3/20
Virola kwatae Sabatier MC.20 2/20
Virola multicostata Ducke MC.417 2/20
Virola surinamensis (Rol. ex Rottb.) Warb. DD.15 2/20
Myrtaceae
Awaw Myrciaria floribunda (H. West ex Willd.) O. Berg Gr.3002 4/9 2/3 3/3
Inam etni Eugenia coffeifolia DC. CO.287 6/22 4/5 5/5
Eugenia patrisii Vahl Gr.3091 3/22
Myrcia decorticans DC. MC.49 3/22
Eugenia sp.FG13 (Holst) MC.77 2/22
Kagegut Myrcia fallax (Rich.) DC. Gr.1802 2/3 1/1 1/1
Ochnaceae
Kwatri waxriune (duwõ) Lacunaria cf. jenmanii (Oliv.) Ducke CO.353 2/6 1/1 1/1
Quiina sessilis Choisy MC.503 2/6
Olacaceae
Aneku Ptychopetalum olacoides Benth. CM.1060 5/5 0/1 1/1
Yawu Minquartia guianensis Aubl. Gr.3007 5/5 5/5 0/5
Rubiaceae
à wakaha Ferdinandusa paraensis Ducke MC.480 1/2 0/1 1/1
Ferdinandusa sp. 1 CO.299 1/2
Kinuwup Duroia eriopila L.f. Gr.1760 2/4 1/2 1/2
Sapindaceae
Mbagwi Cupania scrobiculata Rich. CO.147 4/9 0/2 2/2
Matayba sp. undet MC.235 2/9   
Tuu Talisia carinata Radlk. Gr.1585 1/5 0/3 3/3
Talisia megaphylla Sagot Gr.1753 1/5
Talisia mollis Kunth ex Cambess. CO.185 1/5
Talisia sp. undet MC.588 1/5
Toulicia elliptica Radlk. L.788 1/5
Sapotaceae
Balata (duwõ) Manilkara huberi (Ducke) A. Chev. Gr.3035 3/4 2/2 2/2
Kuyaw kamwi Pouteria decorticans T.D. Penn. MC.83 23/36 6/6 6/6
Pouteria gongrijpii Eyma Pr.Gr.4277 7/36
Pouteria filipes Eyma Gr.3177 2/36
Pouteria singularis T.D.Penn. MC.160 2/36
Tukuyuy kamwi Pouteria jariensis Pires & T.D.Penn. Gr.3183 2/4 2/2 2/2
Uu kamwi Micropholis cayennensis T.D.Penn. Gr.3059 5/56 8/8 8/8
Pouteria gongrijpii Eyma Pr.Gr.4293 5/56
Pouteria torta (Mart.) Radlk. CO.106 5/56
Pouteria rodriguesiana Pires & T.D.Penn. Gr.3130 4/56
Pouteria guianensis Aubl. CO.252 4/56
Pouteria aubrevillei Bernardi MC.108 3/56
Pouteria decorticans T.D. Penn. CO.33 3/56
Pouteria macrocarpa (Mart.) D.Dietr. CO.111 3/56
Pouteria singularis T.D.Penn. CO.290 3/56
Micropholis guyanensis (A.DC.) Pierre Gr.1749 2/56
Pouteria hispida Eyma CO.154 2/56
Pouteria reticulata (Engl.) Eyma MC.699 2/56
Siparunaceae
Avakni avak Siparuna pachyantha A.C. Sm. Gr.3172 2/2 1/1 1/1
Yahiwemna Siparuna cristata (Poepp. & Endl.) A.DC. CO.284 3/6 0/1 1/1
Siparuna guianensis Aubl. Gr.1850 2/6
  1. aIn bold, the most representative species
  2. bDeposited at the CAY herbarium, French Guiana
  3. cRatio calculated as the no. of given botanic species vouchers/total vouchers for this ethnospecies (total vouchers 669). Fidelity level of use is calculated according to [23]