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Table 5 Use values, density and commercial value of C. tinctorium

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 Fodder Dye Cosmetic Veterinary
BaribaB 0.36 ± 1.39 127 56.5 ± 1.01a 17.5 ± 0.00a 3.5 ± 0.00b   3.5 ± 0.00a   51.28
BaribaK 0.27 ± 1.38 119 49.5 ± 1.15a 15 ± 0.00b     4 ± 0.89a 66.67
BaribaN 0.18 ± 1.21 53 32 ± 1.21c 14 ± 0.00b      35.71
Berba 0.14 ± 1.24 79 25.5 ± 1.20c 10.5 ± 0.00c      37.93
Biali 0.18 ± 1.17 78 26.5 ± 1.10c 19.5 ± 0.51a      45.16
Boko 0.22 ± 1.17 81 41 ± 1.36b 12.5 ± 0.00c    2 ± 0.00b   65.52
Dendi 0.21 ± 1.21 91 36.5 ± 1.38b 13.5 ± 0.00b   2.5 ± 0.00b    58.06
Gourmantché 0.26 ± 1.59 101 47.5 ± 1.44a 16.5 ± 0.35a     2.5 ± 0.50b 50.00
Haoussa 0.19 ± 1.12 81 30 ± 0.79c 14 ± 0.27b    4 ± 0.00a   44.83
Mokolé 0.33 ± 1.28 109 62 ± 1.11a 15 ± 0.00b   6 ± 0.55a    76.67
Natimba 0.26 ± 1.37 91 47 ± 1.33a 15 ± 0.44b 2.5 ± 0.00c     44.44
N'gnindé 0.20 ± 1.37 79 31.5 ± 1.05c 15.5 ± 0.40b   4.5 ± 0.55b    37.93
Peulh 0.14 ± 0.76 100 28.5 ± 0.81c 6.5 ± 0.00c 3 ± 0.00b     30.00
Gando 0.12 ± 1.31 61 25 ± 1.39c 6.5 ± 0.00c 4.5 ± 0.00a     47.06
WamaM 0.27 ± 1.37 96 49.5 ± 1.17a 14.5 ± 0.00c     3.5 ± 0.55b 37.50
WamaT 0.26 ± 1.59 87 44 ± 1.29b 17.5 ± 0.47a     4 ± 0.55a 75.97
Zerma 0.26 ± 1.06 213 47.5 ± 1.06a 17.5 ± 0.00a      87.80
Means ± sd 0.23 ± 0.20 97 40.00 ± 1.17 14.18 ± 0.14 3.38 ± 0.00 4.33 ± 0.37 3.17 ± 0.00 3.50 ± 0.62 52.21
  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)