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Table 3 The species of ZLs used in each province of China

From: Plant leaves for wrapping zongzi in China: an ethnobotanical study

ProvinceInvestigated area (county or county-level zone)Linguistic groupSpecies of ZLs (No.)Number
East China   16
 ShandongZhuchengshi, Dongchangfu, Pingyi, DechengHan36, 46, 49, 564
 JiangsuGaoyou, Peixian, Sihong, WuzhongHan32, 36, 573
 AnhuiTongqiao, Lujiang, Huaining, LixinHan20, 362
 ZhejiangTaishun, Ruian, Jingning, Putuo, XihuHan, She21, 24, 32, 36, 425
 FujianXiapu, Hanjiang, Shanghang, CangshanHan, She3, 13, 14, 20, 21, 24, 28, 40, 489
 ShanghaiHongkou, Pudong, FengxianHan20, 21, 323
South China   36
 GuangdongSanxiang, Qingcheng, Haifeng, Huidong, Deqing, Leizhou, HaizhuHan, Yao4, 13, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 37, 39, 40, 43, 45, 48, 50, 5221
 GuangxiYongfu, Jingxi, Leye, Huanjing, Lingshan, Pingxiang, PingleHan, Zhuang, Yao4, 5, 9, 11, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 34, 37, 39, 40, 41, 43, 45, 47, 50, 5228
 HainanLedong, Wenchang, Meilan, Lingshui, WanningHan, Li, Miao1, 10, 14, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 32, 33, 34, 37, 38, 4015
Central China   17
 HubeiXiangyang, Hongan, Hongshan, XiaotingHan28, 36, 49, 54, 565
 HunanGuiyang, Lixian, Qidong, Xinshao, Jianghua, TongdaoHan, Dong, Yao6, 13, 16, 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 37, 40, 49, 54, 5513
 HenanLushi, Xiping, Taikang, MinquanHan20, 21, 36, 42, 46, 566
 JiangxiHuichang, Ningdu, Shangli, DeanHan13, 20, 21, 28, 36, 546
North China   6
 BeijingYanqing, Haidian, ShunyiHan, Man36, 532
 TianjinBaodi, Hedong, HexiHan361
 HebeiCixian, Xianghe, Lixian, SuningHan361
 ShanxiLiaocheng, Ruicheng, Xiaoyi, YanggaoHan36, 462
 Inner MongoliaKeerqin, Alashanzuoqi, Zhalantun, EtuokeqianqiHan, Mongolian36, 562
Northwest China   6
 NingxiaJingyuan, Dawukou, Xingqing, ShapotouHan, Hui361
 XinjiangAkesu, Tianshan, Cabuchaerxibo, Kuche, BohuHan, Uighur36, 562
 QinhaiChengxi, Huangzhong, GeermuHan, Tibetan36, 562
 ShanxiLuonan, Baqiao, Baishui, ShenmuHan32, 36, 46, 564
 GansuAnning, Zhenyuan, HuiningHan28, 32, 36, 564
Southwest China   30
 SichuanNanxi, Pengxi, Hanyuan, Fucheng, Mianning, ChongzhouHan, Yi, Qiang6, 8, 13, 20, 21, 28, 36, 40, 42, 54, 55, 5612
 YunnanPanlong, Ludian, Eshan, Mengla, Maguan, Shuangjiang, Jinping, Xiangyun, YongshengHan, Dai, Hani, Jinuo, Yi, Yao, Lisu, Tujia, Maonan4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 37, 39, 40, 41, 44, 47, 52, 5624
 GuizhouYuqing, Suiyang, Tongzi, Xingren, Sandu, TaijiangHan, Miao, Dong, Buyi, Shui5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 18, 20, 21, 28, 31, 32, 40, 44, 5215
 TibetChengguan, Leiwuqi, BiruTibetan——0
 ChongqingNanchuan, Jiulongpo, KaizhouHan20, 21, 28, 564
Northeast China   3
 JilinFengman, Nanguan, Yanji, QiananHan, Korean36, 562
 HeilongjiangYian, Daowai, DuerboteHan, Man, Korean36, 562
 LiaoningShuangta, Yinchuan, Qingyuan, FuxinHan, Korean, Mongolian35, 362
Other areas   6
 TaiwanXinzhu, Annan, Wenshan, BanqiaoHan, Gaoshan2, 3, 17, 21, 515
 XianggangQuanwan, ShatianHan20, 21, 283
 MacaoDangzai, DatangHan20, 212
  1. The numbers of species of ZLs are equivalent to the numbers in Table 1