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Table 15 Jaccard’s Coefficient of Similarity (JCS) b/n the current study and other similar studies conducted in Ethiopia

From: Ethnobotanical investigation of medicinal plants in Buska Mountain range, Hamar district, Southwestern Ethiopia

Study area/Author/s a b c JCS %
Buska Mountain Range (present study) 145   
Afar Region, North Eastern Ethiopia [28] 103 28 42 0.24 24
East Gojjam Zone of Amhara region[29] 98 46 47 0.25 25
Meinit ethnic group of Ethiopia [30] 116 22 29 0.26 26
Debre Libanos Wereda, Central Ethiopia[31] 93 31 52 0.30 30
Blue Hora District/ [32] 81 45 64 0.33 33
Fiche District/Central Ethiopia [33] 79 89 66 0.28 28
Gera district, Ethiopia [34] 112 30 33 0.19 19
Konta Special Woreda, Southern [35] 106 84 39 0.16 16
South Omo/Southern Ethiopia [36] 104 53 41 0.20 20
Amaro Woreda [37] 101 15 44 0.26 26
Tigray Regional State/Northern Ethiopia [38] 95 35 50 0.27 27
Wayu Tuka District, West Ethiopia [39] 95 79 50 0.21 21
Wonago Woreda/South Ethiopia [40] 97 24 48 0.28 28
North Shewa Zone, Amhara Regional State[41] 75 85 70 0.30 30
Northwestern Ethiopia[42] 119 19 26 0.16 16
Western Ethiopia [43] 127 8 18 0.20 20
Ethiopian common medicinal plants [44] 97 32 48 0.27 27