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Table 6 Medicinal plant species with the greatest number of different uses in Cuatrociénegas, Coahuila, Mexico and their respective IVU

From: Ethnobotanical biocultural diversity by rural communities in the Cuatrociénegas Valley, Coahuila; Mexico

Species (number of uses) IVU Species (number of uses) IVU
Larrea tridentata (Sessé & Moc. ex DC.) Coville, N (6; 24999) 2.72 Flourensia cernua DC., N (3; 25035)) 2.33
Jatropha dioica Sessé, N (4; 25059) 1.88 Hedeoma costata Hemsl., N (3; 25104)) 1.9
Machaeranthera pinnatifida (Hook.) Shinners, N (4; 25065) 1.68 Mentha spicata L., E (3; 25022) 1.31
Rosmarinus officinalis L., E (4; 25021) 1.95 Ruta graveolens L., E (3; 24983) 1.44
Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt., N (3; 24097) 1.40 Turnera diffusa Willd. ex Schult., N (3; 25076) 2.13
Opuntia engelmannii Salm-Dyck ex Engelm., N (3; 25003) 2.23 Aloe vera L., E (3; 25041) 1.58
Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill., N (3; 25070) 2.25 Capsicum annuum L., N (3; 25043) 2.3