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Table 4 Use values, density and commercial value of C. planchonii

From: The resource availability hypothesis (RAH) and cross-cultural patterns: which one explains West African Cochlospermum species’ uses in Benin?

Ethnic groups UV ± sd Ni UVc ± sd ICV
Medicinal Food Handicraft Construction Fodder Dye Magic Fuel Veterinary
Anii 0.10 ± 1.05 71 19 ± 0.65a 9 ± 0.50c 6.5 ± 0.48b 2.5 ± 0c       6.45
BaribaB 0.10 ± 1.14 79 13.5 ± 0.70b 6.5 ± 0.27c 8 ± 0.49b 4.5 ± 0.38b 3 ± 0b    3 ± 0a   48.72
BaribaK 0.09 ± 0.93 89 10 ± 0.78c 7 ± 0.28c 6 ± 0.42b 3 ± 0.38c 3 ± 0.38b 3 ± 0b   2 ± 0b   53.33
BaribaN 0.11 ± 0.98 79 16.5 ± 0.78a 8 ± 0.36c 8.5 ± 0.25b 5 ± 0b   3 ± 0b     28.57
Berba 0.09 ± 1.06 101 14.5 ± 0.69b 10 ± 0.47b 9 ± 0.43a        51.61
Biali 0.18 ± 1.26 79 26.5 ± 0.92a 17 ± 0.47a 8.5 ± 0.48b 4 ± 0.35b 5 ± 0a 3.5 ± 0.35b     48.28
Boko 0.09 ± 1.21 97 9.5 ± 0.99c 6.5 ± 0c 7 ± 0.28b 4.5 ± 0.40b 3 ± 0.46b 4.5 ± 0.32b     44.83
Dendi 0.08 ± 0.76 100 10 ± 0.48c 5.5 ± 0c 9 ± 0.65a 7 ± 0a       41.94
Fon 0.06 ± 1.07 41 7.5 ± 0.53c   8 ± 0.44b     5.5 ± 0.67a    
Gando 0.07 ± 0.89 89 10.5 ± 0.48c 4.5 ± 0.32c 2.5 ± 0c 2.5 ± 0c 2 ± 0b 1.5 ± 0c    5 ± 0.53b 52.94
Gourmantché 0.12 ± 1.00 91 9.5 ± 0.69c 2.5 ± 0.52c 10 ± 0.53a 6.5 ± 0.41b 2.5 ± 0b 4 ± 0b 5.5 ± 0.67a   2.5 ± 0c 40.63
Haoussa 0.12 ± 0.93 81 12.5 ± 0.84b 13 ± 0.39b 8.5 ± 0.64b 8 ± 0.30a       37.93
Holi 0.08 ± 1.08 71 13 ± 0.71b 4 ± 0c 6 ± 0b     6.5 ± 0.67a    4
Idasha 0.04 ± 0.89 48 10.5 ± 0.77c   5.5 ± 0b        
Kotokoli 0.13 ± 1.19 91 22 ± 0.75a 12.5 ± 0.44b 8.5 ± 0.58b 4 ± 0b    4.5 ± 0.75a    41.67
Lokpa 0.10 ± 0.83 99 10.5 ± 0.64b 11 ± 0.37b 8.5 ± 0.44b 6 ± 0.30b       
Mahi 0.06 ± 0.85 64 14.5 ± 0.80b   6.5 ± 0b        
Mokolé 0.17 ± 1.34 97 17.5 ± 1.10a 22.5 ± 0.67a 9 ± 0.67a 4 ± 0b 2 ± 0.45b 3.5 ± 0b 2.5 ± 0.75b 3 ± 0a   66.67
Nago 0.07 ± 1.08 43 16.5 ± 0.81a   6 ± 0b     4.5 ± 0a    
Natimba 0.14 ± 1.41 93 13 ± 0.77b 11 ± 0.85b 11 ± 0.69a 8 ± 0.55a 3.5 ± 0b 3.5 ± 0b 2.5 ± 0b    40.74
N'gnindé 0.17 ± 1.35 101 14 ± 1.14b 13 ± 0.68b 13 ± 0.60a 11 ± 0.51a   6.5 ± 0a 6.5 ± 0.40a    41.38
Otamari 0.08 ± 0.92 96 12 ± 0.45b 8.5 ± 0.48c 5.5 ± 0b     2 ± 0b    25.00
Peulh 0.08 ± 0.83 91 8.5 ± 0.48c 4 ± 0c 3.5 ± 0c 2 ± 0c 3 ± 0b     7.5 ± 0.50a 3
WamaM 0.11 ± 1.16 109 22 ± 0.74a 5.5 ± 0.44c 5 ± 0b 5 ± 0.50b 1.5 ± 0c     3 ± 0.45c 28.13
WamaT 0.14 ± 1.30 91 22.5 ± 0.90a 13 ± 0.86b 4 ± 0c 4 ± 0.58    2.5 ± 0.50b   4 ± 0.52b 64.52
Yoom 0.12 ± 1.06 101 19.5 ± 0.82a 12 ± 0.52b 6.5 ± 0.40b 4.5 ± 0b       9.68
Yoruba 0.05 ± 0.84 67 11 ± 0.72b   3 ± 0c    2.5 ± 0b 2 ± 0b    7.14
Zerma 0.08 ± 0.74 101 5.5 ± 0.40c 3.5 ± 0c 9 ± 0.56a 5 ± 0b   3 ± 0.45b     14.63
Means ± sd 0.10 ± 0.19 84 14.00 ± 0.73 7.50 ± 0.39 7.21 ± 0.32 3.61 ± 0.23 1.02 ± 0.13 1.38 ± 0.10 1.59 ± 0.40 0.29 ± 0 0.79 ± 0.40 30.88
  1. UV Use value, UVc use value of category, sd standard deviation, Ni abundance/density expressed in number of tufts ha−1, ICV index of commercial value; a*b*c: means in a row non-connected by the same letters are significantly different (p < 0.05)