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Table 1 Resources used for the historical review on medicinal plants used in Romanian ethnopediatry in 1860s–1970s

From: Historical ethnobotanical review of medicinal plants used to treat children diseases in Romania (1860s–1970s)

TitleAuthorYear of publicationSources (and methodology)Trust level in terms of plant (criterion 1+ criterion2) and disease identificationReference
1) “Botanica Poporană Română” (engl. Romanian Folk Botany)Simion Florea Marian2008, 2010 (post-mortem publication; data collected during 1867-1907)Fieldwork (observational method, collection of plant voucher specimens); literature (review)5 (2+3) (plants)
3 (diseases)
[85, 86]
2) “Istoria naturală medicală a poporului român” (engl. Natural medical history of Romanian people)Nicolae Leon1903Fieldwork (observational method, identification of plants based on collection of voucher specimens)6 (3+3) (plants)
4 (diseases)
[84]
3) “Monografia comunei Răşinariu” (engl. Monography of Răşinariu village)Victor Păcală1915Fieldwork (ethnographic method- participant observation, key informant interviewing; complete inventory of local flora)4 (1+3) (plants)
2 (diseases)
[9]
4) “Contribuţiuni la etnografia medicală a Olteniei” (engl. Contribution to the medical ethnography of Oltenia)Charles Laugier1925Fieldwork (observational method)4 (1+3) (plants)
4 (diseases)
[82]
5) “Boli, leacuri şi plante de leac cunoscute de ţărănimea română” (engl. Diseases, folk remedies and plants known by Romanian villagers)George Bujorean1936Fieldwork (observational method); literature (review)6 (3+3) (plants)
4 (diseases)
[74]
6) “Plantele medicinale şi medicina populară la Niscani” (Engl. Medicinal plants and folk medicine at Niscani)Alexei A. Arvat (1890-?),1937Fieldwork (observational method, key informant interviewing, inventory of ethnobotanical and ethnographic data, collection of plant voucher specimens)6(3+3) (plants)
4 (diseases)
[80]
7) “Enciclopedia de Etnobotanică Românească” (engl. Encyclopedia of Romanian Ethnobotany)Valer Butura1979Literature (review)6 (3+3) (plants)
4 (diseases)
[75]
8) “Plante cunoscute şi întrebuinţate de românii din Ardeal. Note etnobotanice” (engl. Plants known and used by Romanians in Ardeal. Ethnobotanical notes)Valer Butura1935Fieldwork (observational method)6 (3+3) (plants)
3 (diseases)
[83]
9) “Plante cunoscute şi întrebuinţate de românii din Transilvania” (engl. Plants known and used by Romanians in Transilvania)Valer Butura1936Fieldwork (observational method)6 (3+3) (plants)
4 (diseases)
[79]
10) “Plante cunoscute şi întrebuinţate de locuitorii câtorva sate româneşti (Ethnobotanische mitteilungen aus Rumanien)” (engl. Plants known and used by inhabitans of few Romanian villages)Valer Butura1938Fieldwork (observational method)6(3+3) (plants)
4 (diseases)
[78]
8) “Florile bune de leac” (engl. Flowers good for healing)George Ulieru1929Medical literature essay2 (1+1) (plants)
4 (diseases)
[88]
9) “Noutati etnobotanice româneşti” (engl. Romanian ethnobotanical novelties)Alexandru Borza1936Fieldwork (observational method, collection of plant voucher specimens)6 (3+3) (plants)
3 (diseases)
[81]
10) “Studii de etnobotanică în comuna Poiana Cristei, jud. Vrancea” (engl. Ethnobotanical studies in Poiana Cristei village, Vrancea county)Ana Condrea1991Fieldwork (observational method, old informant interviewing)6 (3+3) (plants)
4 (diseases)
[87]
11) “Valea Sebeşului. Monografie Etnofolclorică, vol.II. Folclor” (engl. Sebeş valley. Ethnofolklorical monography, vol. II, Folklor)Gheorghe Pavelescu2004 (data collected in 1934-1939, and enriched in 1971)Fieldwork (observational method, informant interviewing)5 (3+2) (plants)
2 (diseases)
[10]
12) “Medicina populară din Basarabia de la sfârșitul secolului al XIX-lea – începutul secolului al XX-lea. Aspecte istorico-etnografice” (engl. Folk medicine from Basarabia at the end of the 19th - beginning of the 20th centuries. Historical-ethnographical aspects)Natalia Gradinaru2015 (data collected during 2003-2014; average age of informants 71.5 years)Fieldwork (observational method, questionnaires, simulation- to reveal “professional secrets”, case study); literature (review of field studies available in the Archives of the Institute of the Cultural Heritage, Chişinău )6(3+3) (plants)
4 (diseases)
[11]