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Table 2 Medicinal plants of high relative importance in public markets of different mesoregions in the state of Paraíba, northeastern Brazil

From: Temporal assessment of the medicinal plants trade in public markets of the state of Paraíba, northeastern Brazil

Species Origin RI Species Origin RI
Punica granatum E 2 Abarema cochliacarpos N 1.22
Zingiber officinale E 1.78 Miconia albicans N 1.21
Myracrodruon urundeuva N 1.69 Illicium verum E 1.18
Rosmarinus officinalis E 1.67 Syzygium aromaticum E 1.18
Cinnamomum sp. E 1.64 Anacardium occidentale N 1.17
Foeniculum vulgare E 1.59 Matricaria chamomilla E 1.17
Pimpinella anisum E 1.59 Equisetum giganteum N 1.17
Pterodon emarginatus N 1.54 Monteverdia ilicifolia N 1.13
Cnidoscolus urens N 1.51 Peumus boldus E 1.13
Hymenaea courbaril N 1.42 Senna sp. N 1.12
Camellia sinensis E 1.42 Morinda citrifolia E 1.12
Lavandula angustifolia E 1.4 Allium sp. E 1.07
Anethum graveolens E 1.37 Allium sativum E 1.06
Hibiscus sp. E 1.37 Coriandrum sativum E 1.06
Libidibia ferrea N 1.29 Eucalyptus globulus E 1.06
Sesamum orientale E 1.24 Origanum sp. E 1.04
  1. N = species native to Brazil. E = exotic species. RI = relative importance