Traditional uses
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Basic specification
 
Visible name Traditional uses
Typical usage A list of how this plant has been used by indigenous people.  Uses such as food, medicine and fabric dyes are not included here.
Visible display type Displayed in a short list with a special pop-up window for showing the full list of traditional use possibilities.
Data entry view Traditional uses view

Storage details
 
SQL name TraditionalUses
Storage type A text value up to 100 characters in length.
Internal
representation
A semicolon-separated list of plant uses.

Import / export notes

When importing and exporting the column name for this item is TraditionalUses.
When importing with the Merge option, the existing semicolon-separated values of this item will be merged with the values specified in the input file.
 
Action File type Notes
Import Delimited file A semicolon-separated list of traditional plant uses.
XML file ditto
Export Delimited file A semicolon-separated list of traditional plant uses.
XML file ditto

Publication templates

The replacement tag is <cb:TraditionalUses>. The possible attributes for this tag are shown below. Values marked with an asterisk are used by default.
 
Attribute Possible values Notes
multilist on * Output the list of names using an HTML <table></table> tag pair.  Each plant use is placed in a separate row within the table.
off Output the list of traditional plant uses separated by spaces.
graphics on * The symbolic icon for each use is shown.
off The symbolic icon for each use is not shown.
text on * The text value of each use is shown.
off No text is written.

 

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Last reviewed March 25, 2004   

 

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