Table 5: Herbaceous species with an importance value ≥ 5 according to climate and land use conditions.

Climatic zoneSahelNorth SudanianSouth Sudanian
Land useCommunal areaProtected areaCommunal areaProtected areaCommunal areaProtected area

Alysicarpus ovalifolius6.249.704.642.826.162.99
Andropogon gayanus3.727.543.3711.64
Andropogon pseudapricus 8.379.9110.09
Aristida adscensionis 5.44
Cassia obtusifolia7.764.383.24
Cenchrus biflorus 3.199.79
Cenchrus prieurii 7.22
Ceratotheca sesamoides 5.87
Chamaecrista pratensis2.796.513.282.864.556.26
Corchorus tridens4.036.873.55
Digitaria gayana5.18
Digitaria horizontalis33.61
Eragrostis tremula5.419.87
Hyparrhenia involucrata9.037.83
Indigofera bracteolata 3.775.38
Indigofera pilosa 7.37
Loudetia togoensis9.1912.723.11
Microchloa indica9.518.057.33
Mitracarpus hirtus 5.08
Panicum laetum 8.49
Pennisetum pedicellatum9.095.178.164.42
Schoenefeldia gracilis 17.68
Setaria pumila 5.93
Sorghastrum bipennatum 3.405.43
Spermacoce radiata5.327.033.704.12
Spermacoce stachydea3.903.036.715.40
Sporobolus pyramidalis 5.443.29
Stylosanthes erecta 6.82
Tephrosia bracteolata2.635.11
Tephrosia pedicellata4.795.783.067.25
Tripogon minimus8.355.004.10
Zornia glochidiata15.6324.826.65