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Table 6 Cultural value in the study area

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

Scientific name UR TR UCL DT OU n UT Uce Ic IUc CVe Rank
Syzygium guineense 332 384 8 13 20 33 166 0.2 0.86 0.86 0.1486 1
Maerua oblongifolia 290 384 7 17 6 23 166 0.14 0.76 0.76 0.079 2
Pentas schimperiana 322 384 8 11 7 18 166 0.11 0.84 0.84 0.0763 3
Echinops kebericho 346 384 7 13 2 15 166 0.09 0.9 0.9 0.0734 4
Allium sativum 300 384 7 10 3 13 166 0.08 0.78 0.78 0.0478 5
Ensete ventricosum 216 384 8 10 10 20 166 0.12 0.56 0.56 0.0381 6
Croton macrostachyus 144 384 2 19 13 32 166 0.19 0.38 0.38 0.0271 7
Dichondra repens 220 384 4 8 3 11 166 0.07 0.57 0.57 0.0218 8
Datura stramonium 212 384 5 7 2 9 166 0.05 0.55 0.55 0.0165 9
Centella asiatiaca 190 384 4 9 2 11 166 0.07 0.49 0.49 0.0162 10
  1. Where UR = use reports; DT = no. of diseases treated; UCl = no. of use clusters; OU = other uses; n = general use cited (UC); UT = use total; CVe = cultural value; Uce = the total number of uses reported for species e divided by the total number of potential uses; Ic = the number of participants who listed species e as useful divided by the total number of people participating in free listing; IUc = the number of participants who mentioned each use of species e divided by the total number of participants