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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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Bebber, DP More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Plant Sciences
Gaston, KJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Plant Sciences
Journal:
GLOBAL ECOLOGY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
103-108
Publication date:
2007-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1466-8238
ISSN:
1466-822X
URN:
uuid:cf12d828-3f75-48a3-ae82-3986ddb4816e
Source identifiers:
40180
Local pid:
pubs:40180

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