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Table 3 Comparison of names used for WEPs across Liangshan. Alternative spellings for plant names from the same dialect are given in parentheses

From: An ethnobotanical survey of wild edible plants used by the Yi people of Liangshan Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China

Scientific nameNuosu (Yi language) names: dialects and representative countiesChinese name
Sheng-zha dialect (Xide County)CharactersA-du dialect (Butuo County)CharactersSuo-di dialect (Puge County)CharactersYi-nuo dialect (Meigu County)CharactersRomanized pinyinCharacters
Actinidia kolomikta (Rupr. & Maxim.) Maxim.ce le mop ce ap qy      Gǒu zǎo míhóutáo狗枣猕猴桃
Sambucus adnata Wall. ex DC.qyp ndipqyp ndiqyp ndiqyp ndiXuè mǎn cǎo血满草
Sambucus williamsii Hancesyr qyp ndip (si qi nie) ()  ziep gup dda  Jiēgǔ mù接骨木
Viburnum betulifolium Batalingot bu sup sup (got bbo su su) ()shot shop    Huà yè jiá mí桦叶荚蒾
Amaranthus blitum L.sa dip      Āo tóu xiàn凹头苋
Celosia argentea L.ax ji      Qīng xiāng青葙
Chenopodium hybridum L.hniet nra (nie zha) ()vop hly nyix nrathnat rra ssevop hly nyix zhaxXiǎo lí小藜
Allium macrostemon Bungeap hlep wo hmot      Xièbái薤白
Allium ovalifolium Hand.-Mazz.pa suo      Luǎn yè jiǔ卵叶韭
Toxicodendron vernicifluum (Stokes) F.A. Barkleyjy bbo      Qīshù漆树
Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Dielsnyie lyt      Dāngguī当归
Oenanthe javanica (Blume) DC.yy zyx lo bbo  ax lie wop  Shuǐ qín水芹
Metaplexis japonica (Thunb.) Makinoka ba ji ji      Luó mó萝藦
Aralia chinensis L.ax pu vop nzisi vop nzi    Sǒng mù楤木
Aristolochia versicolor S.M.Hwangmap yox (ma yo) ()      Biànsè mǎ dōu líng变色马兜铃
Polygonatum cyrtonema Huava bu qy ap lip      Duō huā huángjīng多花黄精
Begonia grandis subsp. sinensis (A.DC.) Irmsch.chur hie tap bbo      Qiūhǎitáng秋海棠
Berberis jamesiana Forrest & W.W.Sm.va dotsix siyiep ddit  Chuān diān xiǎo bò川滇小檗
Mahonia bealei (Fortune) Pynaertva mu gep du (va mu ge du) ()  gep di  Kuò yè shí dà gōngláo阔叶十大功劳
Incarvillea diffusa Roylevat bbu yox      Liǎngtóu máo两头毛
Cynoglossum amabile Stapf & J.R.Drumm.mip si (mi si)      Dào tí hú倒提壶
Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik.ci zi vap ga      
Cardamine tangutorum O.E.Schulzot vopyy yyx ap zhatit wopit vopZǐhuā suì mǐ jì紫花碎米荠
Nasturtium officinale R.Br.yy wox      Dòubàn cài豆瓣菜
Rorippa dubia (Pers.) H.Haravo pi      Wú bàn hǎn cài无瓣蔊菜
Hylocereus undatus (Haw.) Britton & Roseho lop max ma      Liàng tiān chǐ量天尺
Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.nyit cy bbu ga      Lí guǒ xiānrénzhǎng梨果仙人掌
Codonopsis pilosula subsp. tangshen (Oliv.) D.Y.Hongva bu sha ggoxwo mu rry nyixkep sse hep ddujix rry hex ddurChuān dǎngshēn川党参
Leycesteria formosa Wall.wa ji      Guǐ chuī xiāo鬼吹箫
Arctium lappa L.ax jju le bbu (a jju le bbu)      Niúbàng牛蒡
Artemisia capillaris Thunb.hxix ke qu      Yīn chén hāo茵陈蒿
Cirsium shansiense Petr.vot mop qu gotnry kejjyp kuopnry keNiú kǒu cì牛口刺
Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.bu mu ce ke      Lǐ cháng鳢肠
Kalimeris indica (L.) Sch.Bip.qie la, jie nuo      Mǎlán马兰
Pseudognaphalium affine (D.Don) Anderb.viep vie a shy  jot vitzhut vitShǔ qū cǎo鼠麴草
Sonchus oleraceus (L.) L.ax jju mit jy      Kǔ jù cài苦苣菜
Taraxacum mongolicum Hand.-Mazz.pup go yi bbovot mop hxop ke    Púgōngyīng蒲公英
Cornus kousa subsp. chinensis (Osborn) Q.Y.Xiangvot mop syp njosyp nji li bbisi ji le bboxsyp nji li bbiSì zhào huā四照花
Trichosanthes kirilowii Maxim.guo bbo      Guā lóu栝楼
Araiostegia divaricata var. formosana (Hayata) M. Katoa zhat bat ji      Dà yè gǔ suì bǔ大叶骨碎补
Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhnndax bbo      Jué
Dioscorea polystachya Turcz.ax hxie yiep yotax nuo syp hmia ge da lie  Shǔyù薯蓣
Diospyros lotus L.got du ax nuo    nyi bbuJūn qiān zi君迁子
Elaeagnus pungens Thunb.syr huosyr fi  mu mu cep hloHú tuí zi胡颓子
Equisetum giganteum L.ry zuo      Bǐ guǎn cǎo笔管草
Vaccinium fragile Franch.wax ma chu qyyie ryyiep ma sry nip  Wūyā guǒ乌鸦果
Eucommia ulmoides Oliv.dup zhop      Dùzhòng杜仲
Quercus schottkyana Rehder & E.H.Wilsonsi ji max ma      Diān qīnggāng滇青冈
Helwingia japonica (Thunb.) F.Dietr.cy lyr      Sìchuān qīng jiá yè四川青荚叶
Iris forrestii Dykesmie ci      Yuānwěi鸢尾
Mentha canadensis L.yo zhet    vot mop qy zotBòhé薄荷
Perilla frutescens (L.) Brittonhxie zy mip (mu)hly hxopsyt mapmup hex ap vopZǐ sū紫苏
Akebia trifoliata (Thunb.) Koidz.yox sse la bbox (yo re la bo)la bbo la ot  la bboSān yèmù tōng三叶木通
Decaisnea insignis (Griff.) Hook.f. & Thomsonla yot      Māo er shǐ猫儿屎
Litsea cubeba (Lour.) Pers.mu suo      Shān jī jiāo山鸡椒
Litsea pungens Hemsl.mux ku      Mù jiāng zi木姜子
Pueraria montana var. lobata (Willd.) Sanjappa & Pradeepge wop nyip ggu      
Spatholobus suberectus Dunnnyip ggu syr du  jup hxa  Mì huā dòu密花豆
Vicia sativa L.sha nuo mu re      Jiù huāngyě wāndòu救荒野豌豆
Fritillaria cirrhosa D.Donyyx syrryp syryp syryp syChuān bèi mǔ川贝母
Huperzia squarrosa (G. Forst.) Trevis.ca na nyip ggu      Cūcāo mǎwěi shān粗糙马尾杉
Lycopodium japonicum Thunb.shyp so nyip ggusix mip    Shísōng石松
Malva verticillata L.ax yie  ap yiepap yitDōng kuí冬葵
Paris polyphylla Sm.map bup      Qī yè yīzhī huā七叶一枝花
Toona sinensis (Juss.) M.Roem.syr wosix e vot zzasyr yysix eXiāngchūn香椿
Ficus pumila L.si jie le bi      Bì lì薜荔
Ficus tikoua Bureaukex six vot six (si ke wu si)si ke vot sixqy syr jiesi ke le huDìguǒ地果
Morus australis Poir.ax jji bbu zza      Jī sāng鸡桑
Musa basjoo Siebold & Zucc. ex Iinumaba jo      Bājiāo芭蕉
Myrica nana A. Chev.syp vyt      Yúnnán yángméi云南杨梅
Matteuccia struthiopteris (L.) Tod.ndax yi (nda yi)nda ondap jjop  Jiáguǒ jué荚果蕨
Ophioglossum vulgatum L.a mat va hxa      Píng ěr xiǎo cǎo瓶尔小草
Bulbophyllum odoratissimum (Sm.) Lindl. ex Wall.jux ha (ju ha)      Mì huāshí dòu lán密花石豆兰
Gastrodia elatabbup shyyo la bbup shy  yo la bbup shyTiānmá天麻
Osmunda japonica Thunb.lot ni  ndap jjop  Zǐ qí紫萁
Oxalis corniculata L.a zhat vop jia bbu ji jia zhat wop jiap bbux zax jipCù jiāng cǎo酢浆草
Plantago major L.vot mop ddip bbu      Píng chē qián平车前
Fargesia spathacea Franch.map mut      Jiànzhú箭竹
Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.bbo ry  ryp pu  Báimáo白茅
Reynoutria multiflora (Thunb.) Moldenkea vu yiep yotyop mop qie bbuoyop mop qie bbuo  Héshǒuwū何首乌
Lemmaphyllum carnosum (J. Sm. ex Hook.) C. Preslsip rux (si ru)      Ròuzhì fúshí jué肉质伏石蕨
Pyrrosia lingua (Thunb.) Farw.put viep      Shí wéi石韦
Lysimachia congestiflora Hemsl.re na bbo      Jù huā guòlù huáng聚花过路黄
Anemone vitifolia Buch.-Ham. ex DC.ax jju sha bbu (a jju sha bbu)ax bbu xi bbuax bbu xie bbur  Yě miánhuā野棉花
Hovenia dulcis Thunb.a zhat xix si      Běi zhǐ jǔ北枳椇
Agrimonia pilosa Ledeb.e shy e ma      Lóng yá cǎo龙芽草
Crataegus scabrifolia (Franch.) Rehdersyp bu      Yúnnán shānzhā云南山楂
Duchesnea indica (Jacks.) Fockebbu shy ddut zzabbu shy vat zhabbu shy zzabbu shy cep hloShé méi蛇莓
Fragaria nilgerrensis Schltdl. ex J.Gaycep hlo  cep hlepcep hlo iet zyrHuáng máo cǎoméi黄毛草莓
Potentilla discolor Bungemux sip ap mat (mu si a ma)cep hlo njip njipcep hlep a ni ni  Fān bái cǎo翻白草
Prunus trichostoma Koehneax ji lu gavip nyix    Chuānxī yīngtáo川西樱桃
Pyracantha fortuneana (Maxim.) H.L.Liva bu zzax jjyap njitap jjiep  Huǒ jí火棘
Pyrus pashia Buch.-Ham. ex D.Donsyp ndat lat qu  syp ndat lat ssesyp ndaChuān lí川梨
Rosa omeiensis Rolfema pyt syt pyp (ma pu si pi)syt pyp  va pyt syt pypÉméi qiángwēi峨眉蔷薇
Rosa roxburghii Tratt.syp hni (si ni)  jut lu shax shax  Dān bàn sāo sī huā单瓣缫丝花
Rubus ellipticus var. obcordatus (Franch.) Fockeax nyie sit sip (ax ni se se)cep hlocep hlep a shy shycep hloZāi yāng pào栽秧泡
Rubus inopertus (Focke) Fockecex lop ap nyi nyix (ce le a ni ni)shot shop cep hlo    Hóng huā xuán gōuzi红花悬钩子
Rubus mesogaeus Fockesha shax cep hlo (sha sha ce le)      Xǐ yīn xuán gōuzi喜阴悬钩子
Rubus wallichianus Wight & Arn.a nyie sit sip      Hóng máo xuán gōuzi红毛悬钩子
Houttuynia cordata Thunb.zyp vo  zip wo  Jí cài蕺菜
Schisandra rubriflora Rehder & E.H.Wilsonyox sse syp yo (yox sse syr yo)      Hóng huā wǔwèizi红花五味子
Smilax stans Maxim.ax ga lat qu (a ga la qu)      Qiào bǐng bá qiā鞘柄菝葜
Physalis alkekengi L.nyit a mu se se      Suān jiāng酸浆
Vitis heyneana Roem. & Schult.vot mop syp hxoyox zzi sup supsyp wox bbuo zuo sse  Máo pútáo毛葡萄
Hemerocallis citrina Baronipop vie      Huánghuā cài黄花菜