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Table 2 Species richness and cultural importance of various use-categories and subcategories of wild edible plants

From: Traditionally used wild edible plants of district Udhampur, J&K, India

Use-category/subcategories Number of species Use-report (UR) Mean UR CI F ic
Vegetables 46 626 13.6 7.1 0.93
 Vegetable (cooked) 43 457 10.6 5.2 0.91
 Vegetable (raw) 4 19 4.8 0.2 0.83
 Vegetable (preserved) 10 150 15.0 1.7 0.94
Fruits 37 547 14.8 6.2 0.93
 Fruit (processed) 9 73 8.1 0.8 0.89
 Fruit (raw) 35 474 13.5 5.4 0.93
Chutney 10 138 13.8 1.6 0.93
Spices 3 21 7.0 0.2 0.90
Beverage 6 46 7.7 0.5 0.89
Medicinal WEPs 36 436 12.1 5.0 0.92