Table 6: Salience analysis calculated from the rankings of palm species by the Quilombo Kalunga of the Engenho II community, Cavalcante, GO, central western Brazil (in order of salience). IVs: importance values.

SpeciesFrequency (%)MeanSalience index IVs

Mauritia flexuosa 100.01.700.8820.977
Attalea compta 86.02.780.5990.841
Acrocomia aculeate 81.43.090.5270.795
Butia purpurascens 67.44.660.2570.659
Attalea eichleri 50.04.050.2420.489
Syagrus comosa 33.73.660.1810.329
Euterpe edulis 32.64.710.1240.239
Attalea speciosa 29.13.880.1510.284
Syagrus oleracea 26.74.130.1260.261
Allagoptera leucocalyx 24.44.480.1030.239
Syagrus deflexa 18.64.690.0720.182
Mauritiella armata 16.34.000.0770.170
Syagrus rupicola 8.14.000.0390.079
Syagrus romanzoffiana 8.14.140.0390.079
Allagoptera campestris 1.26.000.0020.011
Geonoma pohliana subsp. weddelliana 1.26.000.0020.011