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Table 5 The endangered plant species in the home gardens

From: The best choices: the diversity and functions of the plants in the home gardens of the Tsang-la (Motuo Menba) communities in Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon, Southwest China

Vernacular name Science name Family Endangered levels Origin Life form Use part Use category
Shug-pa Juniperus pingii W.C.Cheng ex Ferré Cupressaceae NT Native Shrub Leaves and seeds Ritual plants; medicine
Mong-nang Schlumbergera truncata (Haw.) Moran Cactaceae VU Lhasa Herb Flowers Ornamental plants
Ton-tsa Coptis teeta Wall. Ranunculaceae EN Native Herb Rhizome Medicine
Bras-shing Cephalotaxus hainanensis H.L.Li Taxaceae EN Native Tree Stem Wood; ritual plants
Mong-nang Arundina graminifolia (D.Don) Hochr. Orchidaceae LC Native Herb Flowers Ornamental plants
Mong-nang Calanthe sp. Orchidaceae LC Native Herb Flowers Ornamental plants
Lan-tshao Cymbidium eburneum Lindl. Orchidaceae DD Native Herb Flowers Ornamental plants
Lan-tshao Cymbidium elegans Lindl. Orchidaceae EN Native Herb Flowers Ornamental plants
Lan-tshao Cymbidium goeringii (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. Orchidaceae DD Native Herb Flowers Ornamental plants
Lan-tshao Cymbidium iridioides D.Don Orchidaceae VU Native Herb Flowers Ornamental plants
Lan-tshao Dendrobium densiflorum Lindl. Orchidaceae VU Native Herb Flowers Ornamental plants
Su-lan-tsao; 竹节兰, 石斛 Dendrobium nobile Lindl. Orchidaceae VU Native Herb Stem and flowers Ornamental plants; medicine; others
Lan-tshao Dendrobium williamsonii Day & Rchb.f. Orchidaceae EN Native Herb Flowers Ornamental plants
Shing-lan-tshao Vanda cristata Wall. ex Lindl. Orchidaceae EN Native Herb Flowers Ornamental plants