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Table 1 The taxonomic composition of plants used traditionally and family use values (FUV) based on literature research

From: Richness of non-timber forest products in Himalayan communities—diversity, distribution, use pattern and conservation status

S. No Family No. of genus (%) No of species (%) Family use value (FUV)
1 Asteraceae 31 (6.26) 64 (7.91) 76.75
2 Lamiaceae 29 (5.86) 50 (6.18) 56.75
3 Fabaceae 32 (6.46) 47 (5.81) 52.58
4 Rosaceae 18 (3.64) 44 (5.44) 35.58
5 Ranunculaceae 10 (2.02) 37 (4.57) 40.17
6 Polygonaceae 7 (1.41) 29 (3.58) 31.25
7 Apiaceae 17 (3.43) 28 (3.46) 36.75
8 Poaceae 24 (4.85) 23 (2.84) 13.75
9 Euphorbiaceae 7 (1.41) 17 (2.10) 43.75
10 Gentianaceae 6 (1.21) 16 (1.98) 15.17
11 Orchidaceae 13 (2.63) 16 (1.98) 12.67
12 Liliaceae 8 (1.62) 12 (1.48) 17.50
13 Malvaceae 10 (2.02) 12 (1.48) 13.50
14 Moraceae 2 (0.40) 12 (1.48) 21.42
15 Solanaceae 8 (1.62) 12 (1.48) 29.75
16 Acanthaceae 8 (1.62) 11 (1.36) 17.25
17 Scrophulariaceae 8 (1.62) 11 (1.36) 13.50
18 Zingiberaceae 7 (1.41) 11 (1.36) 11.75
19 Boraginaceae 8 (1.62) 10 (1.24) 11.42
20 Rubiaceae 8 (1.62) 10 (1.24) 13.75
21 Rutaceae 8 (1.62) 10 (1.24) 16.00
22 Caesalpiniaceae 4 (0.81) 9 (1.11) 22.00
23 Caprifoliaceae 4 (0.81) 9 (1.11) 8.25
24 Amaranthaceae 4 (0.81) 8 (0.99) 8.25
25 Berberidaceae 2 (0.40) 8 (0.99) 10.75
26 Oleaceae 4 (0.81) 8 (0.99) 5.75
27 Urticaceae 5 (1.01) 8 (0.99) 10.75
28 Cyperaceae 3 (0.61) 7 (0.87) 6.50
29 Ericaceae 4 (0.81) 7 (0.87) 14.75
30 Araceae 4 (0.81) 6 (0.74) 8.75
31 Commelinaceae 4 (0.81) 6 (0.74) 6.50
32 Cupressaceae 2 (0.40) 6 (0.74) 11.75
33 Pinaceae 3 (0.61) 6 (0.74) 14.75
34 Plantaginaceae 2 (0.40) 6 (0.74) 5.50
35 Anacardiaceae 5 (1.01) 5 (0.62) 16.75
36 Apocynaceae 5 (1.01) 5 (0.62) 7.25
37 Convolvulaceae 3 (0.61) 5 (0.62) 14.00
38 Crassulaceae 5 (1.01) 5 (0.62) 6.25
39 Cuccurbitaceae 5 (1.01) 5 (0.62) 11.25
40 Elaeagnaceae 3 (0.61) 5 (0.62) 7.75
41 Fumariaceae 2 (0.40) 5 (0.62) 6.25
42 Hypericaceae 1 (0.20) 5 (0.62) 7.00
43 Menispermaceae 4 (0.81) 5 (0.62) 5.50
44 Pteridaceae 2 (0.40) 5 (0.62) 3.58
45 Rhamnaceae 2 (0.40) 5 (0.62) 9.00
46 Verbenaceae 5 (1.01) 5 (0.62) 13.00
47 Agavaceae 2 (0.40) 4 (0.49) 6.50
48 Asclepiadaceae 4 (0.81) 4 (0.49) 8.75
49 Betulaceae 5 (1.01) 4 (0.49) 6.50
50 Brassicaceae 4 (0.81) 4 (0.49) 4.00
51 Caryophyllaceae 4 (0.81) 4 (0.49) 4.25
52 Celastraceae 3 (0.61) 4 (0.49) 9.50
53 Geraniaceae 1 (0.20) 4 (0.49) 6.00
54 Lauraceae 4 (0.81) 4 (0.49) 4.50
55 Lythraceae 4 (0.81) 4 (0.49) 12.25
56 Meliaceae 3 (0.61) 4 (0.49) 11.00
57 Primulaceae 3 (0.61) 4 (0.49) 5.25
58 Sapindaceae 4 (0.81) 4 (0.49) 7.50
59 Saxifragaceae 3 (0.61) 4 (0.49) 5.75
60 Teliaceae 2 (0.40) 4 (0.49) 4.75
61 Violaceae 1 (0.20) 4 (0.49) 7.75
62 Vitaceae 3 (0.61) 4 (0.49) 3.50
63 Asparagaceae 1 (0.20) 3 (0.37) 13.50
64 Balsaminaceae 1 (0.20) 3 (0.37) 3.67
65 Combretaceae 1 (0.20) 3 (0.37) 12.50
66 Fagaceae 1 (0.20) 3 (0.37) 6.00
67 Iridaceae 1 (0.20) 3 (0.37) 2.00
68 Linaceae 3 (0.61) 3 (0.37) 2.50
69 Onagraceae 3 (0.61) 3 (0.37) 2.75
70 Oxalidaceae 1 (0.20) 3 (0.37) 7.50
71 Saurauiaceae 3 (0.61) 3 (0.37) 4.75
72 Ulmaceae 2 (0.40) 3 (0.37) 3.00
73 Alliaceae 1 (0.20) 2 (0.25) 1.00
74 Araliaceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 2.00
75 Arecaceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 2.25
76 Athyriaceae 1 (0.20) 2 (0.25) 1.00
77 Bignoniaceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 2.25
78 Buddlejaceae 1 (0.20) 2 (0.25) 1.00
79 Buxaceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 1.75
80 Campanulaceae 1 (0.20) 2 (0.25) 1.42
81 Dioscoreaceae 1 (0.20) 2 (0.25) 4.00
82 Ephedraceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 2.00
83 Flacourtiaceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 1.75
84 Hypoxidaceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 1.00
85 Myrsinaceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 2.25
86 Myrtaceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 4.75
87 Nyctaginaceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 8.75
88 Papaveraceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 2.25
89 Parnassiaceae 1 (0.20) 2 (0.25) 1.00
90 Simaroubaceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 2.00
91 Sterculiaceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 1.75
92 Symplocaceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 2.50
93 Thymeleaceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 2.00
94 Valerianaceae 1 (0.20) 2 (0.25) 6.67
95 Zygophyllaceae 2 (0.40) 2 (0.25) 1.00
96 Achyranthaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 5.50
97 Adoxaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 0.50
98 Agaricaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 0.75
99 Balanophoraceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 1.00
100 Begoniaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 1.00
101 Cactaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 1.00
102 Cannabinaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 5.50
103 Capparaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 3.00
104 Chenopodiaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 1.00
105 Coriariaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 1.25
106 Cuscutaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 2.50
107 Datiscaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 1.25
108 Gesneriaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 0.25
109 Juglandaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 3.75
110 Martyniaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 0.50
111 Melanthiaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 0.50
112 Melastomataceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 2.00
113 Morchellaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 0.50
114 Myricaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 3.25
115 Pedaliaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 3.00
116 Phyllanthaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 3.75
117 Phytolaccaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 2.00
118 Pittosporaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 1.00
119 Plumbaginaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 0.75
120 Podophyllaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 5.50
121 Portulacaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 0.33
122 Punicaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 3.00
123 Salicaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 1.50
124 Santalaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 0.50
125 Smilacaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 1.75
126 Taxaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 1.50
127 Trillidiaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 0.50
128 Woodsiaceae 1 (0.20) 1 (0.12) 0.50