Funding for this research was provided by:
Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (302786/2016-3)
Received: 22 December 2020
Accepted: 12 May 2021
First Online: 26 May 2021
: This study was part of a wider project entitled “Knowledge, use and local representations of plant resources in central and western Bahia: theoretical and conservational issues.” We conducted this research in accordance with the National Health Counsel guidelines established by the Research Ethics Committee (Resolution 196/96), and the protocol was approved by this committee (44962515.5.0000.5026). Before data collection, we described the goals of this research to local informants and asked them to sign a Free and Informed Consent Term. We were authorized to collect plant specimens by the Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade (ICMBio), using the Sistema de Autorização e Informação em Biodiversidade (SISBIO) platform (42624-1.).
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: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.