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Table 2 List of woody species recorded outside the Okavango Research Institute compound with their family names, mean densities (in descending order), relative densities (RD in %), frequencies and relative frequencies (RF in %), dominance, relative dominance (RDO in m2 ha−1) and important value index (IVI)

From: Enhancement of diversity, stand structure and regeneration of woody species through area exclosure: the case of a mopane woodland in northern Botswana

Species Family Density RD Frequency RF Dominance RDO IVI
Croton megalobotrys Müll. Arg. Euphorbiaceae 912 47.5 58.5 12.2 0.1 18.1 78
Colophospermum mopane (Kirk ex Benth.) Kirk ex J. Léonard Fabaceae 252 13 85.4 17.9 0.7 73.9 105
Philenoptera violacea (Klotzsch) Schrire Fabaceae 216 11 58.5 12.2 0.0* 1.0 24
Philenoptera nelsii (Schinz) Schrire Fabaceae 208 11 7.3 1.5 0.0 0.0 13
Vachellia tortilis (Forssk.) Galasso & Banfi Fabaceae 83 4.3 39.0 8.2 0.0 0.1 13
Combretum hereroense Schinz Combretaceae 58 3.0 24.4 5.1 0.04 4.1 12
Vachellia nilotica (L.) P.J.H.Hurter & Mabb. Fabaceae 39 2.0 24.4 5.1 0.0 0.2 7
Hyphaene petersiana Klotzsch ex Mart. Arecaceae 35 1.8 26.8 5.6 0.0 0.1 8
Grewia flavescens Juss. Tiliaceae 29 1.5 41.5 8.7 0.0 0.0 10
Vachellia erioloba (E.Mey.) P.J.H.Hurter Fabaceae 29 1.5 29.3 6.1 0.01 0.7 8
Grewia bicolor Juss. Tiliaceae 12 0.6 7.3 1.5 0.0 0.0 2
Ximenia americana L. Olacaceae 10 0.5 4.9 1.0 0.0 0.0 2
Combretum albopunctatum Suess. Combretaceae 8 0.4 12.2 2.6 0.0 0.02 3
Combretum imberbe Wawra Combretaceae 8 0.4 4.9 1.0 0.02 1.9 3
Searsia tenuinervis (Engl.) Moffett Anacardiaceae 7 0.4 2.4 0.5 0.0 0.01 0.9
Grewia retinervis Burret Tiliaceae 5 0.3 7.3 1.5 0.0 0.0 1.8
Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight and Arn. Fabaceae 3 0.2 7.3 1.5 0.0 0.01 1.7
Terminalia prunioides Laws. Combretaceae 3 0.2 12.2 2.6 0.0 0.0 2.8
Ziziphus mucronata Willd. Rhamnaceae 2 0.1 9.8 2.0 0.0 0.0 2.1
Senegalia fleckii (Schinz) Boatwr. Fabaceae 0.6 0.03 2.4 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5
Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg and Benedict Capparaceae 0.6 0.03 2.4 0.5 0.0 0.01 0.5
Albizia anthelmintica (A. Rich.) Brongn. Fabaceae 0.5 0.03 2.4 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5
Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Exell Celastraceae 0.5 0.03 2.4 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5
Grewia flava DC. Tiliaceae 0.4 0.02 2.4 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5
Total   1922       
  1. *The zero values included in the table are not actually zero, but very small numbers close to zero