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Table 2 Number of plants cited by category of use and number of citations for each category of use according to 53 interviewees in Areias de Baixo and 72 in Costeira da Armação

From: Ethnobotany in a coastal environmental protected area: shifts in plant use in two communities in southern Brazil

  Areias de Baixo (n=53) Costeira da Armação (n=72)
Category No. of No. of No. of No. of
of use plants cited citations plants cited citations
Food 97 728 98 715
Medicinal 51 299 55 280
Construction 23 85 43 208
Ornamental 61 247 20 29
Others 16 51 13 38