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Table 3 List of 11 medical plant species with the highest Relative Frequency Citation (RFC) including habitat, used plant parts (PP), and Cultural Importance Index (CI). Habitat: C cultivated, F forest, S savannah. Plant parts: B bark, F fruit, L leaf, R root, S seed, SS stem sap, ST stem, W whole plant; *neophyte

From: First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of Uíge, northern Angola

Species Habitat PP RFC CI
Hymenocardia acida S B, L, R, S 0.3387 0.4355
Vitex madiensis S B, L, R 0.3226 0.4032
Psorospermum febrifugum S B, F, L, R, SS 0.3065 0.3226
Annona stenophylla subsp. cuneata S L, R 0.2903 0.4032
Chromolaena odorata* S L 0.2581 0.3226
Sarcocephalus latifolius S B, F, L, R 0.2581 0.4032
Aframomum alboviolaceum S L, R, ST 0.2419 0.3226
Dysphania abrosioides* D L, R, W 0.2419 0.3226
Maprounea africana S B, L, R 0.2419 0.3226
Monodora myristica F B, F, R, S 0.2419 0.371
Xylopia aethiopica F F, R, S 0.2419 0.3387