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Table 6 15 top most important WEPs cited by most informants and recommended for sustainable use

From: Wild edible plants traditionally collected and used in southern Yemen

Scientific name (edible part) (Citation number)

Acacia nilotica (gum) (150)

Amaranthus blitum (leaf) (160)

Amaranthus graecizans (leaf) (160)

Anisotes trisulcus (flower nectar) (120)

Cissus rotundifolia (leaf) (165)

Coccinia grandis (fruit) (160)

Cynanchum viminale (stem) (150)

Ficus palmata (fruit) (120)

Hydnora abyssinica (flower) (160)

Lactuca serriola (leaf) (60)

Monolluma quadrangula (stem) (180)

Opuntia ficus-indica (fruit) (120)

Orbea wissmannii wissmannii (stem) (60)

Portulaca oleracea (leaf) (180)

Ziziphus spina-christi (fruit) (250)