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Table 11 Use values of the wild spice species inventoried in the Sudano-Guinean zone of Benin

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

Species ∑U UV
Aeollanthus pubescens 18 0.08
Aframomum alboviolaceum 202 0.93
Aframomum angustifolium 40 0.18
Aframomum melegueta 13 0.06
Clausena anisata 3 0.01
Cymbopogon giganteus 2 0.01
Lippia multiflora 166 0.76
Monodora tenuifolia 4 0.02
Piper guineense 17 0.08
Securidaca longepedunculata 4 0.02
Thonningia sanguinea 13 0.06
Uvaria chamae 3 0.01
Xylopia aethiopica 8 0.04
Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides 26 0.12
  1. U number of quotations for a given species, UV use value