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Table 2 Ethnobotanical use value (VUET), vulnerability index (IV), rarity index (RI) and quoted frequency at which the species was mentioned in the different use categories in Sillia, northern Burkina Faso

From: Uses and vulnerability of ligneous species exploited by local population of northern Burkina Faso in their adaptation strategies to changing environments

Species VUET RI Human nutrition Fodder Medicine Fuel Handicraft Construction Sale of NTFP and/or LFP
Tamarindus indica 7.69 85.42 80.82 18.48 16.25 5.48 4 0 55.71
Balanites aegyptiaca 7.58 71.88 58.94 39.13 7.5 17.88 72 12.33 7.14
Lannea microcarpa 7.26 65.63 93.15 1.87 6.25 17.81 18.67 2.74 44.29
Vitellaria paradoxa 7 88.54 76.71 7.61 1 17.81 66.67 20.55 57.14
Pterocarpus erinaceus 6.7 97.92 0 28.27 5 5.48 9.33 8.22 1.43
Sclerocarya birrea 6.61 69.79 58.9 46.74 7.5 13.7 36 1.37 34.29
Grewia bicolor 6.52 97.92 13.7 9.78 0 1.37 1.33 5.48 1.43
Saba senegalensis 6.43 94.79 5.68 6.52 1.25 1.37 0 36.97 45.71
Piliostigma reticulatum 6.36 48.96 54.79 47.83 35 61.64 12 28.77 1.43
Boscia senegalensis 6.26 97.92 36.99 6.52 5 0 0 0 11.43
Ficus sycomorus 6.17 100 17.88 4.35 6.25 1.37 6.67 0 1.43
Parkia biglobosa 5.85 98.96 36.99 3.27 16.25 2.74 13.33 1.37 25.71
Ziziphus mauritiana 5.77 80.21 43.84 43.48 1 0 0 0 25.71
Ximenia americana 5.74 100 43.84 3.27 35 0 0 0 14.29
Acacia macrostachya 5.71 86.46 31.57 2.65 1 4.2 0 0 11.43
Acacia senegal 5.71 85.42 0 52.17 8.75 2.74 5.33 1.37 0
Bombax costatum 5.7 95.83 38.36 15.22 0 1.37 8 0 17.14
Adansonia digitata 5.61 68.75 95.89 47.83 8.75 0 0 0 64.29
Diospyros mespiliformis 5.6 84.38 2.55 1.87 3.75 4.2 0 2.74 15.71
Citrus limon 5.43 100 1.96 0 13.75 0 0 0 18.57
Anogeissus leiocarpa 5.38 81.25 0 2.65 1 24.66 6.67 32.88 1.43
Combretum nigricans 5.19 93.75 0 11.96 15 15.68 24 1.37 0
Mangifera indica 5.19 100 49.32 7.69 11.25 0 0 0 67.14
Guiera senegalensis 5.16 90.63 0 22.83 33.75 58.9 0 5.48 1.43
Celtis integrifolia 4.9 100 0 16.34 1.25 1.37 1.33 0 0
Combretum micranthum 4.89 46.88 0 11.96 3 94.53 66.67 68.49 4.29
Acacia erythrocalyx 4.86 98.96 0 2.65 7.5 1.37 1.33 0 0
Dalbergia melanoxylon 4.46 97.92 0 13.43 3.75 0 2.67 8.22 0
Combretum micranthum 4.89 46.88 0 11.96 3 94.53 66.67 68.49 4.29
Acacia erythrocalyx 4.86 98.96 0 2.65 7.5 1.37 1.33 0 0
Dalbergia melanoxylon 4.46 97.92 0 13.43 3.75 0 2.67 8.22 0
Acacia seyal 4.44 89.58 0 53.27 2.5 4.2 38.67 2.74 0
Pterocarpus lucens 4.42 82.29 0 79.35 7.5 58.9 9.33 58.9 4.29
Mitragyna inermis 4.42 93.75 0 55.43 2.5 31.51 25.33 61.64 0
Acacia nilotica 4.35 95.83 0 16.34 7.5 1.37 0 2.74 0
Feretia apodanthera 4.25 97.92 0 2.17 2.5 0 8 0 0
Carica papaya 4.11 100 15.7 0 11.25 0 0 0 2.86
Leptadenia hastata 4.02 46.88 6.27 8.7 0 0 0 0 1.43
Azadirachta indica 3.94 88.54 0 1.87 22.5 23.29 38.67 63.1 17.14
Cassia sieberiana 3.94 66.67 0 1.87 32.5 13.7 0 15.7 0
Khaya senegalensis 3.88 96.88 0 22.83 2 1.96 52 2.74 0
Terminalia macroptera 3.88 95.83 0 0 16.25 2.74 22.67 9.59 0
Faidherbia albida 3.84 98.96 0 53.27 6.25 4.2 0 0 15.71
Ficus platyphylla 3.81 100 1.96 2.17 5 0 0 0 0
Vitex doniana 3.77 98.96 23.29 0 5 0 0 0 15.71
Psidium guajava 3.76 100 13.7 0 5 0 0 0 18.57
Dichrostachys cinerea 3.65 93.75 0 5.43 2.5 0 0 1.37 0
Combretum glutinosum 3.33 66.67 0 6.52 3.75 24.66 2.67 1.37 0
Combretum aculeatum 3.23 97.92 0 15.22 5 1.37 0 0 0
Commiphora africana 3 98.96 0 1.87 2.5 0 5.33 0 0
Flueggea virosa 3 69.79 0 4.35 3.75 1.37 2.67 0 0
Borassus aethiopum 3 100 0 0 0 0 24 0 2.86
Maerua angolensis 2.89 76.04 19.18 1.87 1.25 0 0 0 0
Crateva adansonii 2.83 98.96 16.44 3.27 0 0 0 0 0
Grewia flavescens 2.79 96.88 9.59 0 2.5 0 1.33 0 0
Pericopsis laxiflora 2.75 100 0 4.35 2.5 5.48 36 2.74 1.43
Capparis sepiaria 2.5 95.83 0 1.87 3.75 0 0 0 0
Ziziphus mucronata 2.5 98.96 0 1.87 1 0 0 0 0
Ficus thonningii 2.5 100 1.37 0 1.25 0 0 0 0
Lannea acida 2.5 100 1.37 7.69 0 0 4 1.37 0
Sterculia setigera 2.38 98.96 0 0 22.5 0 0 0 0
Calotropis procera 2.33 98.96 0 0 3.75 0 1.33 0 0
Eucalyptus camaldulensis 2.3 100 0 0 31.25 2.74 0 1.96 7.14
Gardenia ternifolia 2.25 92.71 0 2.17 2.5 0 0 0 0
Maerua oblongifolia 2.13 100 16.44 1.87 0 0 0 0 0
Boscia angustifolia 2 98.96 1.37 1.87 1.25 0 0 0 0
Maerua crassifolia 1.83 96.88 2.74 1.87 2.5 0 0 0 0
Acacia dudgeoni 1.5 100 0 0 0 0 2.67 0 0
Acacia ataxacantha 1.5 91.67 0 0 2.5 0 0 0 0
Asparagus africanus 1.5 93.75 0 0 3.75 0 0 0 0
Anacardium occidentale 1.5 100 2.74 0 0 0 0 0 0
Boswellia dalzielii 1.5 100 0 0 1.25 0 0 0 0
Cassia siamea 1.5 100 0 0 15 0 0 0 0
Cochlospermum tinctorium 1.5 100 0 0 12.5 0 0 0 0
Cordia myxa 1.5 100 0 0 1.25 0 0 0 0
Holarrhena floribunda 1.5 100 0 0 1.25 0 0 0 0
Lawsonia inermis 1.5 100 0 35.87 1.25 0 0 0 0
Maytenus senegalensis 1.5 100 0 0 11.25 0 0 0 0
Prosopis juliflora 1.5 100 0 7.69 0 0 0 0 0
Securidaca longipedunculata 1.5 100 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
Vernonia colorata 1.5 100 0 0 15 0 0 0 0
Citrus aurantifolia 1.5 100 2.74 0 0 0 0 0 0
Detarium microcarpum 1.5 100 1.37 0 0 0 0 0 0
Holarrhena floribunda 1.5 100 0 0 1.25 0 0 0 0
Moringa oleifera 1.5 100 6.85 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tapinanthus 1.42 59.38 0 6.52 0 0 0 0 0
Acacia sieberiana 1.33 86.46 0 6.52 3.75 0 0 0 0
Ficus ingens 1.13 97.92 0 4.35 0 0 2.67 0 0
Loeseneriella africana 1 97.92 0 0 1.25 0 0 0 0