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Table 2 The number of traditional medicinal plant species in each growth habit

From: Ethnomedicinal plants used to treat human ailments in the prehistoric place of Harla and Dengego valleys, eastern Ethiopia

Growth form No. of species Percentage
Shrub 29 34.9
Herb/annual 28 33.7
Tree 11 13.3
Herb/perennial 7 8.4
Creeper/herbaceous 3 3.6
Climber/annual 2 2.4
Climber/perennial 2 2.4
Epiphyte 1 1.2