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Table 10 Community and informant cultural importance of the inventoried 14 wild spices

From: Species richness, cultural importance, and prioritization of wild spices for conservation in the Sudano-Guinean zone of Benin (West Africa)

Species CIcom CIinf
Aeollanthus pubescens 0.40 0.12
Aframomum alboviolaceum 3.00 1.28
Aframomum angustifolium 0.90 0.19
Aframomum melegueta 0.40 0.08
Clausena anisata 0.20 0.02
Cymbopogon giganteus 0.30 0.02
Lippia multiflora 2.10 1.42
Monodora tenuifolia 0.30 0.05
Piper guineense 0.60 0.14
Securidaca longipedunculata 0.30 0.03
Thonningia sanguinea 0.20 0.06
Uvaria chamae 0.20 0.02
Xylopia aethiopica 0.20 0.05
Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides 0.50 0.24
  1. Most important species in each index are in italics
  2. CIcom community cultural importance, CIinf informant cultural