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Table 2 Abundance (AB), density (DE), basal area (BA) and importance value index (IVI) of woody plants in quarry areas

From: Effects of stone mining on woody plant species diversity and selected soil properties in northern Ethiopia

SpeciesFamilyLife formAB (number)DE (number/ha)BA (m2 ha−1)IVI
Withania somnifera (L.)SolanaceaeSH10.400.1
Acokanthera schimperiApocynaceaeB10.400.1
Euphorbia canderlabrumEuphorbiaceaeT10.400.1
Euphorbia tirucalliEuphorbiaceaeT10.400.12
Psydrax schimperianaRubiaceaeT10.400.11
Bridelia micranthaEuphorbiaceaeT10.400.11
Clematis simensis Fres.RanunculaceaeWH10.400.1
Ziziphus spina-christiRhamanaceaeT10.400.11
Grewia ferrugineaTiliaceaeB20.700.22
Vachellia busseiFabaceaeT20.700.2
AlendiyaUnidentifiedB20.700.2
Rumex nervosusPolygonaceaeSH20.700.2
Bridelia micranthaEuphorbiaceaeT31.10.060.57
Phytolacca dodecandraPhytolaccaceaeB31.10.010.37
Albizia scimgerianaFabaceaeB41.400.33
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.)CelastraceaeS/T41.400.41
Murkus_zbiUnidentifiedSH41.40.050.49
Dicrostachys cinereaMimosaceaeSH51.800.28
Entada abyssinicaMimosaceaeB51.800.35
Vachellia abysinica Hochst.exBenthFabaceaeT62.20.030.48
Acacia salignaMimosaceaeT62.20.081.18
Faidherbia albidaFabaceaeT93.30.060.95
Solanum incanum L.SolanaceaeB124.30.010.98
Rumex nervosusPolygonaceaeB176.20.011.27
Dodonea angustifolia (L.) JackSapindaceaeSH186.50.011.42
Vachellia etbaica SchlueinfMimosaceaeT217.60.082.17
Vachellia lehaiFabaceaeT2810.10.22.76
Aloe berhana Tad.AloaceaeWH2810.102.8
Rhoicissus tridentataVitaceaeWH2910.50.012.96
Croton macrostachyusEuphorbiaceaeT36130.043.11
Buddleja polystachyaLndigenousSH10638.40.114.7
Calpurnia aurea (Alt.)FabaceaeSH11140.20.125.29
Senna singueana (Del.) LackCaesalpiniodeaeSH20574.30.229.26
Maytenus arbutifolia (A. Rich.)CelastraceaeSH466168.80.4916.44
Euclea racemosa subsp.schimperiEbenaceaeSH667241.73.6839.76
Total  1809655.45.29100
  1. T Tree, SH Shrub, B Bush, WH Woody herb