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Table 1 Functional and medicinal foods with the highest values for cultural salience as mentioned by local experts in the rural community of Caeté-Açu. NE Brazil. Med, main medicinal target

From: Wild plants and the food-medicine continuum—an ethnobotanical survey in Chapada Diamantina (Northeastern Brazil)

TOP-5 salience Family Popular name Life form Used part Salience Med Voucher n°
Anredera cordifolia (Ten.) Steenis Basellaceae Quiabinho Vine Leaf 0.48 Intestine a
Passiflora edulis Sims Passifloraceae Maracujina Vine Fruit 0.48 Calming IPA 90073
Ipomoea serrana Sim-Bianch. & L.V.Vasconcelos Convolvulaceae Batata da serra Vine Root 0.43 Intestine a
Passiflora cincinnata Mast. Passifloraceae Maracujá do mato Vine Fruit 0.39 Calming IPA 90036
Piper umbellatum L. Piperaceae Capeba Sub-shrub Leaf 0.37 Liver IPA 90188
  1. aNot deposited (unfertile material)