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Ethnobotany and the first printed records of British flowering plants

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Aim: To determine the relative influence of medicinal use, height and geographical range on the chronological sequence of the first verifiable printed records of 1239 native species of flowering plants in the UK. Location: UK. Methods: We used Cox proportional hazards models to provide a direct estimate of the influence through time of explanatory variables on the hazard function. Results: In the period from 1538 to 1550, medicinal plants were 5-15 (95% confidence interval) times more likely ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Plant Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Plant Sciences
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Institution:
University of Sheffield
Department:
Biodiversity and Macroecology Group,Department of Animal and Plant Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Plant Sciences
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
Global Ecology and Biogeography Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
103-108
Publication date:
2007-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1466-8238
ISSN:
1466-822X
URN:
uuid:4fb9a172-ac92-4875-aa0c-9044a49b1366
Local pid:
ora:3429

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