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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)

Title Author Year of publication Sources (and methodology) Trust level in terms of plant (criterion 1+ criterion2) and disease identification Reference
1) “Botanica Poporană Română” (engl. Romanian Folk Botany) Simion Florea Marian 2008, 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 Leon 1903 Fieldwork (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 Păcală 1915 Fieldwork (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 Laugier 1925 Fieldwork (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 Bujorean 1936 Fieldwork (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-?), 1937 Fieldwork (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 Butura 1979 Literature (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 Butura 1935 Fieldwork (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 Butura 1936 Fieldwork (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 Butura 1938 Fieldwork (observational method) 6(3+3) (plants)
4 (diseases)
[78]
8) “Florile bune de leac” (engl. Flowers good for healing) George Ulieru 1929 Medical literature essay 2 (1+1) (plants)
4 (diseases)
[88]
9) “Noutati etnobotanice româneşti” (engl. Romanian ethnobotanical novelties) Alexandru Borza 1936 Fieldwork (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 Condrea 1991 Fieldwork (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 Pavelescu 2004 (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 Gradinaru 2015 (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]