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Table 2 Ethnobotanical inventories carried out in markets in Eurasia listed chronologically

From: Wild plants and fungi sold in the markets of Yerevan (Armenia)

Study Country, region, city Number of markets Year Surveyed categories or parts of plants Number of species reported
Pénzes [24, 25, 41] Hungary, Pest (now Budapest) Not specified 1922-1925 Wild plants 89
Muszyński [21] Poland (now Lithuania),Vilnius 1 1927 Medicinal plants 113 plants, 4 fungi
Szulczewski [22] Poland, Poznań Not specified, Before 1933 Edible fungi 56
Szulczewski [23] Poland, Poznań Not specified 1933 Medicinal plants 79
Pemberton et al. [33] South Korea, Seul 3 1989-1995 Wild and cultivated vegetables and fruits 112
Hamayan et al. [39] Pakistan, cities of Kalam, Madyan, Mingora, Peshawar, Rawalpindi and Lahore 6 2002 Medicinal 44
Xu et al. [34] China, Yunnan, Xishuanbanna 14 1996-2001 Medicinal and edible 284 plants, 18 fungi
Ertug [29] Turkey, Mugla, Bodrum 1 1999-2002 All useful plants, including medicinal, ritual, edible 390, including 143 edible and 7 fungi
Hanlidou et al. [27] Greece, Thessaloniki 1 (18 stalls) 2002 Medicinal plants 172
Kar and Borthakur [47] India, Assam, Karbi Anglong Not specified 2003 Wild vegetables 29
Karousou et al. [26] Cyprus 15 shops, 3 markets, 3 cities 2005-2008 Medicinal plants 57
Mati and de Boer [37] Iraq, the Kurdistan Autonomous Region, Erbil, The Qaysari bazaar 21 herbalist shops 2008-2010 Medicinal plants 83
Salam et al. [48] India, Ukhrul District of Manipur 3 2009-2010 Leafy vegetables 55
Shirai et al. [35] Thailand, Khon Kaen (Bang Lam Phu) 1 large and 10 small, 139 stalls 2006 Wild edibles 54 plants, 6 fungi
Dogan et al. [30] Turkey, Izmir 18 2009-2011 Wild edible plants 46
Amiri et al. [40] Iran, Mashhad Over 600 shops 2011-2012 Medicinal plants 269
Łuczaj et al. [28] Croatia, Dalmatia, all major 11 coastal cities and towns 11 2012 Wild leafy vegetables 37
Dogan and Nedelcheva [32] SE Bulgaria (4 towns) and NW Turkey (3 towns) 7 2011-2013 Medicinal and wild edible plants 41 in total, 34 medicinal, 15 edible
Dogan and Nedelcheva [32] SE Bulgaria (4 towns) and NW Turkey (3 towns) 7 2011-2013 Medicinal and wild edible plants 41 in total, 34 medicinal, 15 edible
Silalahi i in [43]. Indonesia, Kabanjahe (Sumatra) 1 2015 Medicinal plants 344
Vlkova et al. [38] Kyrgyzstan 2 2012 Plants, mainly edibles 20
Konsam et al. [36] India, Manipur 20 2012-2014 Wild vegetables 68
Łuczaj et al. [10] Georgia, Kutaisi 2 2014-2015 Leafy vegetables 26
Sucholas [44] Poland, Poznań 1 2013 Medicinal and culinary herbs 21 typically medicinal herbs and 23 culinary potted herbs
Kasper-Pakosz et al. [53] Poland, Podkarpackie, 4 cities 4 2013-2015 All plant categories, edible fungi 468 species of plants were recorded, only 30 species from the wild, 32 species of edible fungi (including 30 wild ones), most species are cultivated ornamentals
Li et al. [42] Chiny, Guangdong, Chaosahn 12 markets, 83 stalls 2013-2015 Herbal teas 186
Bussmann et al. [18] Georgia, Borjomi 1 2013-2015 Medicinal plant mixes 40
Dénes [41] Hungary, Pecs A few 2012-15 All wild plants 130 in total, including 98 ornamentals, 10 species of wild vegetables, 6 species offlowers, 18 species offruits, 38 fungi
Zhang et al. [49] China, NW Yunnan, Dali 1 In 1987/88 and 2012/13 Medicinal plants 505 versus 709 species
Sulaini and Sabran [55] Malaysia, Johor, Baty Pahat Not specified Not specified Medicinal plants 120
Nguyen et al. [46] Vietnam, Son La 32 2016-2018 Medicinal plants 99
Franco et al. [57] Tamu Kianggeh of Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam 1 2019 Food plants 104 species of fruits and vegetables (mainly cultivated)
This study Armenia, Yerevan 37 2016-2019 Various plant and fungi categories 163 plant species, including 148 wild food species, 136 medicinal species, 45 species sold for decoration, 15 species of wood and 9 species of insect repellents;. 17 species of fungi including 15 food