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Table 1 Plants and uses mentioned by the students of the schools EMFPA, EMFLS, and CMRB

From: The role of schools as an opportunity for transmission of local knowledge about useful Restinga plants: experiences in southeastern Brazil

Family Specie (taxon) Local name Origin Frequency of citation Salience index Categories of uses
Cactaceae Pilosocereus arrabidae (Lem.) Byles & Rowley Cacto Native 76 (n39, nn37) 0.580 3 (e18, o6, d2)
Arecaceae Allagoptera arenaria (Gomes) Kuntze Guriri Native 36 (n21, nn15) 0.253 1 (e19)
Myrtaceae Eugenia uniflora L. Pitanga Native 33 (n17, nn16) 0.205 2 (e20, m2)
Chrysobalanaceae Chrysobalanus icaco L. Bajirú Native 22 (n4, nn18) 0.141 2 (e3, m6)
Anacardiaceae Schinus terebinthifolia (Mart.) Engl. Aroeira Native 15 (n6, nn9) 0.105 2 (e5, m11)
Anacardiaceae Anacardium occidentale L. Caju Native 12 (n6, nn6) 0.069 1 (e10)
Bromeliaceae Neoregelia cruenta (R.Graham) L.B.Sm. Bromélia Native 9 (n4, nn5) 0.047 1 (o2)
Sapotaceae Pouteria caimito (Ruiz & Pav.) Radlk Guapeba Native 8 (n4, nn4) 0.037 2 (e4, c1)
Orchidaceae Cattleya guttata Lindl. Orquídea Native 8 (n7, nn1) 0.049 1 (o4)
Casuarinaceae Casuarina equisetifolia L. Casuarina Exotic 8 (n5, nn3) 0.048 No uses cited
Blechnaceae Telmatoblechnum serrulatum (Rich.) Perrie, D.J. Ohlsen & Brownsey Samambaia Native 7 (n4, 3nn) 0.038 No uses cited
Lamiaceae Plectranthus barbatus Andr. Boldo Exotic 9 (n5, nn4) 0.043 2 (e1, m5)
Amaranthaceae Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants Erva-de-santa-maria Native 6 (n2, nn4) 0.023 1 (m5)
Myrtaceae Myrciaria floribunda (H. West ex Willd.) O. Berg. Cambium Native 6 (n5, nn1) 0.034 1 (e4)
Fabaceae Mimosa pudica L. Dormideira Native 6 (n5, nn1) 0.040 No uses cited
Asparagaceae Aloe vera L. Babosa Exotic 4 (n1, nn3) 0.033 1 (cos4)
Arecaceae Cocos nucifera L. Coqueiro Exotic 4 (n2, nn2) 0.021 1 (e1)
Malpighiaceae Malpighia emarginata D.C. Acerola Exotic 3 (n2, nn1) 0.016 1 (e3)
Clusiaceae Clusia fluminensis Planch. & Triana Clusia Native 3 (n1, nn2) 0.019 No uses cited
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) R.Br. Salsa-da-praia Native 2 (n2, nn0) 0.011 No uses cited
Arecaceae Bactris setosa Mart. Tucum Native 2 (n1, nn1) 0.010 No uses cited
Arecaceae Philodendron corcovadense Kunth Cipó-imbê Native 2 (n1, nn1) 0.009 1 (h1)
Urticaceae Indeterminate Ortiga Exotic 2 (n1, nn1) 0.011 No uses cited
Asteraceae Taraxacum officinale (L.) Weber ex F.H.Wigg Dente-de-leão Exotic 2 (n1, nn1) 0.006 1 (o1)
Clusiaceae Garcinia brasiliensis Mart. Bacupari Native 1 (n0, nn1) 0.004 2 (e1, m2)
Cactaceae Melocactus violaceus Pfeiff. Coroa-de-frade Native 2 (n2, nn0) 0.008 No uses cited
Turneraceae Turnera ulmifolia L. Maria-vai-com-outras Exotic 1 (n1, nn0) 0.014 1 (o1)
Bignoniaceae Handroanthus sp. Ipê Native 1 (n1, nn0) 0.003 No uses cited
Cactaceae Brasiliopuntia brasiliensis (Willd.) A.Berger Arumbeba Native 1 (n1, nn0) 0.002 1 (e1)
Lamiaceae Melissa officinalis L. Erva-cidreira Exotic 1 (n0, nn1) 0.003 1 (m1)
Myrtaceae Eugenia selloi (O. Berg) B.D. Jacks. Pitangobaia Native 1 (n0, nn1) 0.008 1 (e1)
Anacardiaceae Spondias purpurea L. Siriguela Exotic 1 (n0, nn1) 0.003 No uses cited
Typhaceae Typha domingensis Pers. Tifa Native 1 (n1, nn0) 0.010 No uses cited
Cactaceae Cereus fernambucensis Lem Cacto-caldo Native 1 (n0, nn1) 0.010 1 (e1)
Asteraceae Helianthus annuus L. Girassol Exotic 1 (n0, nn1) 0.006 No uses cited
Sapotaceae Mimusops coriacea (A. DC.) Miq. Abricó Exotic 1 (n0, nn1) 0.006 No uses cited
Rutaceae Citrus x limon (L.) Osbeck Limão Exotic 1 (n1, nn0) 0.002 1 (e1)
  1. In order of specie frequency of citation. Botanical family, scientific name, local name, geographic distribution. General total of plant citations (frequency of citation by n—natives, nn—nonnatives). Total use categories (frequency of citation of uses per use category: e—edible, o—ornamental, m—medicinal, d—dyeing, c—construction, cos—cosmetic, h—handicraft)