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Table 5 Frequency, mean citation rank, Smith’s index, Sutrop index and B.score for species grown with cowpea

From: Ethnobotanical study of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) in Senegal

Cited items Latin name N Frequency Mean rank Smith’s index Sutrop index B. score
Cowpea Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. 331 0.988 2.532 0.6122 0.3902 0.7209
Bambara groundnut Arachis hypogaea (L.) 290 0.866 1.872 0.6825 0.4624 0.7384
Pearl millet Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br. 245 0.731 2.012 0.5578 0.3635 0.6122
Red sorrel Hibiscus sabdariffa (L.) 102 0.304 4.039 0.1087 0.0754 0.1743
Maize Zea mays (L.) 89 0.266 3.292 0.1487 0.0807 0.1902
Watermelon Citrullus lanatus Thunb 59 0.176 3.153 0.0893 0.0559 0.1148
Rice Oryza glaberrima Steud 46 0.137 3.565 0.0788 0.0385 0.0998
Sorghum Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench 42 0.125 4.024 0.0557 0.0312 0.0804
Okra Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench 22 0.066 5.909 0.0223 0.0111 0.0388
Onion Allium cepa (L.) 20 0.06 4.6 0.0265 0.013 0.0382
Cassava Manihot esculenta Crantz 18 0.054 5.111 0.0243 0.0105 0.035
Sesame Sesamum indicum (L.) 16 0.048 4.438 0.0189 0.0108 0.0286
Pumpkin Cucurbita (L.) 14 0.042 4.571 0.018 0.0091 0.0255
Cotton Gossypium (L.) 13 0.039 5.846 0.0176 0.0066 0.0253
Sweet potato Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam 12 0.036 3.083 0.0248 0.0116 0.0278
Eggplant Solanum melongena (L.) 11 0.033 6.091 0.0127 0.0054 0.0198
Fonio Digitaria exilis (Kippist) Stapf 8 0.024 6 0.0099 0.004 0.0145
Tomato Solanum lycopersicum (L.) 6 0.018 6 0.0055 0.003 0.0092
Pepper Capsicum annuum (L.) 6 0.018 5.833 0.0044 0.0031 0.0084
Other   3 0.009 4.333 0.0035 0.0021 0.0041
Melon Cucumis melo (L.) 2 0.006 4.5 0.0036 0.0013 0.0032
Calabash Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standl 1 0.003 5 0.0019 6.00E − 04 9.00E − 04
Cucumber Cucumis sativus (L.) 1 0.003 6 0.0013 5.00E − 04 6.00E − 04
B groundnut Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc 1 0.003 5 6.00E − 04 6.00E − 04 0
Turnip Brassica rapa (L.) 1 0.003 8 4.00E-04 4.00E − 04 0