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Table 8 Fidelity Levels (FL) of most commonly used plants by key informants

From: Ethnobotanical study on medicinal plants used by Mulam people in Guangxi, China

Plant species Therapeutic uses Ip Iu FL%
Artemisia carvifolia Malaria 11 33 33.33
Camellia oleifera Scald 16 25 64.00
Curculigo orchioides Impotence 12 21 57.14
Eriobotrya japonica cough 36 38 94.74
Gynostemma pentaphyllum Anti-inflammatory 34 42 80.95
Lygodium japonicum Renal calculus 16 28 57.14
Polygonum multiflorum Premature graying of the hair 39 39 100.00
Pueraria montana var. lobata Hangover alleviation 16 44 36.36
Ricinus communis Scabies 12 18 66.67
Rosa laeuigata Spermatorrhea 18 44 40.91
Sarcandra glabra Common cold 36 43 83.72
Semiliquidambar cathayensis Rheumatism 35 35 100.00
Sophora tonkinensis Stomachache 23 25 92.00
Striga asiatica Malnutritional stagnation 26 26 100.00
Zingiber officinale Cough 42 42 100.00