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Table 9 Fidelity level (Fl %) of frequently cited plant species with major uses

From: Non-timber forest products and their contribution to healthcare and livelihood security among the Karbi tribe in Northeast India

Botanical name Categories Citation for particular disease (use report) Fidelity level (%)
Abroma augustum (L.) L.f. (Sterculiaceae) Menstrual disorder 63 90
Geophila repens (L.) I.M. Johnst. (Rubiaceae) Skin infections 61 87.15
Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa (Rutaceae) Dysentery 60 85.72
Abrus precatorius L. (Fabaceae) Malaria 50 71.42
Cheilocostus speciosus (J.Koenig) C.D. Specht (Costaceae) Helminthiasis 45 64.29
Baccaurea ramiflora Lour. (Phyllanthaceae) Scurvy 40 57.15
Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels (Myrtaceae) Haemorrhoids 35 50
Amaranthus spinosus L. (Amaranthaceae) Insect stings and bites 62 88.57