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Regional Overview of Mexico
Table 26. Plant knowledge among selected indigenous groups of Mexico
Ethnic group  
Number of
species used

Ecological zone  
Seri Sonora 516 Arid
Tarahumara Chihuahua 398 subhumid temperate
Pu'rhépecha Michoacán 230 subhumid temperate
Tzeltal Chiapas 1040 subhumid and humid temperate
Maya Yucatán 909 subhumid tropical
Huasteco San Luis Potosí 657 humid tropical