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Table 5 Use value, use diversity and cultural importance index of the species used for making plant derived products

From: Plant-derived utility products: knowledge comparison across gender, age and education from a tribal landscape of western Himalaya

SpeciesUVUDTUDSUDCUDAUDMCITCISCICCIACIMCITotal
Abies pindrow0.0130.500.50---0.010.190.11--0.31
Aesculus indica0.004-----0.05----0.05
Arundinaria falcata0.0330.500.13 0.250.130.830.08-0.930.252.1
Cannabis sativa0.013--------0.91-0.91
Cedrus deodara0.0790.420.210.32 0.050.460.460.81-0.031.76
Cotoneaster bacillaris0.067-----1.30----1.30
Desmodium elegans0.004---------0.350.35
Hordeum vulgare0.008--------0.55-0.55
Indigofera heterantha0.004---------0.350.35
Juglans regia0.0460.91---0.090.79---0.010.80
Picea smithiana0.0880.480.190.29 0.050.720.680.93-0.582.91
Pinus wallichiana0.0210.40 0.40-0.200.004 0.021-0.0290.05
Quercus semecarpifolia0.058-----0.72----0.72
Salix alba0.008-----0.16----0.16
Sorbaria tomentosa0.0210.80---0.200.60---0.701.30
Spiraea canescens0.008-----0.24----0.24
Taxus baccata0.013-----0.19----0.19
Triticum aestivum0.008----- --0.38-0.38
Ulmus wallichiana0.0290.570.290.14--0.100.300.01--0.41
Viburnum erubescens0.004------0.01----0.01
  1. UV= use value, UD= use diversity value, UDT= use diversity value for the tool, UDS= use diversity value for the storage structure, UDC= use diversity value for the construction category, UDA= use diversity value for the artefact category, UDM= use diversity value for the miscellaneous category, CI= cultural importance index, CIT= cultural importance for tool category, CIS= cultural importance for the category of storage structure, CIC= cultural importance for the category construction, CIA= cultural importance for the category artefacts, CIM= cultural importance for the miscellaneous category.