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Table 3 List of the 29 indicator species associated with 10 cultural groups from French Guiana and classified according to the decreasing Indval index

From: Phytotherapies in motion: French Guiana as a case study for cross-cultural ethnobotanical hybridization

Species
Family
Indval URs P value Associated groups
Allium cepa L.
Amaryllidaceae
0.430 11 0.002** Peruvians and Dominicans
Vernonia condensata Baker
Asteraceae
0.393 8 0.003** Galibi-Marwono et Karipuna
Carapa guianensis Aubl.
Meliaceae
0.354 57 0.001*** Galibi-Marwono et Karipuna
Persea americana Mill.
Lauraceae
0.349 11 0.001*** Guyanese
Momordica charantia L.
Cucurbitaceae
0.337 51 0.001*** Haitians
Lippia micromera Schauer
verbenaceae
0.311 11 0.004** Europeans
Picrolemma sprucei Hook. f.
Simaroubaceae
0.310 4 0.011* Galibi-Marwono et Karipuna
Wedelia trilobata (L.) Hitchc.
Asteraceae
0.306 5 0.011* Guyanese
Petiveria alliacea L.
Phytolaccaceae
0.302 31 0.003** Galibi-Marwono et Karipuna
Astrocaryum vulgare Mart.
Areceaceae
0.292 42 0.002** Galibi-Marwono et Karipuna
Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
Malvaceae
0.291 8 0.006** Guyanese
Mansoa alliacea (Lam.) A.H. Gentry
Bignoniaceae
0.290 14 0.005** Galibi-Marwono et Karipuna
Cecropia spp.
Urticaceae
0.255 20 0.011* Guyanese
Jatropha gossypifolia L.
Euphorbiaceae
0.237 12 0.011* Galibi-Marwono et Karipuna
Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Apocynaceae
0.212 6 0.038* Kali’na
Fraxinus ornus L.
Oleaceae
0.197 12 0.034* French Guianese Créoles
Passiflora edulis Sims
Passifloraceae
0.196 4 0.009** Peruvians and Dominicans
Dalbergia monetaria L. f.
Fabaceae
0.188 11 0.039* Galibi-Marwono et Karipuna
Piper peltatum L.
Piperaceae
0.183 11 0.049* St Lucians
Annona squamosa L.
Bromeliaceae
0.182 29 0.047* St Lucians
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Amaranthaceae
0.179 38 0.024* Brazilians
Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Phyllanthaceae
0.179 40 0.029* St Lucians
Tanaecium bilabiatum (Sprague) L.G. Lohmann
Bignoniaceae
0.167 5 0.030* Aluku, Paamaka, Ndjuka, Saamaka Maroons
Struchium sparganophorum (L.) Kuntze
Asteraceae
0.167 5 0.031* Aluku, Paamaka, Ndjuka, Saamaka Maroons
Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng.
Lamiaceae
0.159 18 0.042* Peruvians and Dominicans
Plantago major L.
Plantaginaceae
0.143 5 0.033* St Lucians
Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw.
Fabaceae
0.143 5 0.039* St Lucians
  1. *significant (p value comprised between 0.05 and 0.01)
  2. **highly significant (p value comprised between 0.01 and 0.001)
  3. ***very highly significant (p value under 0.001 included)