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Table 1 Scientific names, abbreviations and parts of plants of the samples

From: An ethno-nutritional study on spices used in traditional foods of the Western Regions of Cameroon: the case of nah poh

Scientific namesEnglish namesAbbreviationsParts of plant used
-Aframomum daniellii (Hook. F) K. SchumBastred melegueta(Ad)Fruits
-Aframomum sp.(As)
-Capsicum frutescens L.Bird pepper(Ca)
-Dichrostachys glomerata (Forsk.) Hutch.Sickle bush(Dg)
-Fagara leprierii Guill. and Perr.Prickly ash(Fl)
-Fagara xanthozyloïdes Watern.(Fx)
-Hua gabonii PierreGarlic tree(Hg)
-Monodora myristica Gaertn.Calabash nutmeg(Mm)
-Piper capense WildCordoncillo(Pc)
-Piper guineense Schun and Thonn.Black pepper (Ashandi)(Pg)
-Scorodophloeus zenkeri Harms.Divida (African)(Sz)
-Solanum melongena L. Var Inerme D. C. HlernAubergine(Sm)
-Tetrapleura tetraptera Schun and Thonn ThaubAidan tree(Tt)
-Xylopia aethiopica Dunal A. RichEthiopian pepper (African)(Xae)
-Xylopia africana (Benth.) Oliv(Xa)
-Xylopia parviflora (A. Rich) Benthane(Xp)
-Dorstenia psilurus Welw.(Dp)Roots
-Echinops giganteus A. Rich.Giant Japanese butterbur(Eg)
-Mondia whitei (Hook F). Skell.White ginger(Mw)
-Pentadiplandra brazzeana Var BrazzeanaJoy perfume tree(Pb)
-Scleria striatinux De Wild.(Ss)
-Hua gabonii PierreGarlic treeHgbBark of plants
-Hypodaphnis zenkeri (Engler) StapfHz
-Scorodoploeus znkeri HarmsDivida (African)Szf