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Table 1 Most frequently used plants for diarrhea based on highest FL (%) (total informants = 384)

From: Ethnobotany of traditional medicinal plants and associated indigenous knowledge in Dawuro Zone of Southwestern Ethiopia

Scientific name UR NDT NC OU IC SRD FL R
Maerua oblongifolia 290 17 7 6 75.52 290 100 1
Syzygium guineense 332 13 8 20 86.46 332 99.39 2
Ensete ventricosum 216 10 8 10 56.25 210 97.22 3
Coffea arabica 123 7 7 5 32.03 115 93.49 4
Pentas schimperiana 322 11 8 7 83.85 300 93.16 5
Datura stramonium 212 7 5 2 55.21 190 89.62 6
Artemisia afra 126 7 6 3 32.81 110 87.3 7
Arundinaria alpina 144 6 5 8 37.5 100 69.44 8
Amaranthus caudatus 78 13 7 2 20.31 50 64.1 9
Commelina benghalensis 210 4 3 4 54.69 40 19.04 10
  1. Where FL = fidelity level, IC = informants consensus, NC = number of clusters, NDT = number of diseases treated, OU = other uses, R = rank, SN = serial number, SRD = specific report of diarrhea, UR = use report