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Table 1 Plant families with number of species recorded in Sekenani and number of species with traditional use.

From: Plant use of the Maasai of Sekenani Valley, Maasai Mara, Kenya

Plant family Species found Species used
Acanthaceae 11 2
Adianthaceae 2 1
Aizoaceae 1 1
Amaranthaceae 4 1
Anacardiaceae 2 2
Anthericaceae 1 1
Apocynaceae 3 2
Asclepiadaceae 2 2
Asparagaceae 2 2
Asphodelaceae 1 1
Aspleniaceae 1 0
Asteraceae 12 4
Canellaceae 1 1
Capparidaceae 2 1
Combretaceae 1 1
Commelinaceae 3 3
Commiphoraceae 1 0
Convolvulaceae 4 1
Crassulaceae 2 2
Cucurbitaceae 1 0
Cyperaceae 11 11
Dryopteridaceae 3 2
Ebenaceae 1 1
Euphorbiaceae 7 5
Fabaceae 9 6
Hyacinthaceae 1 1
Hypoxidaceae 1 1
Lamiaceae 6 3
Liliaceae 1 1
Loranthaceae 2 2
Malvaceae 3 3
Meliaceaea 1 0
Menispermaceae 1 1
Mimosaceae 3 3
Moraceae 1 0
Ochnaceae 1 1
Olacaceae 1 1
Oleaceae 1 1
Plumbaginaceae 1 1
Poaceae 12 12
Polygonaceae 1 1
Rhamnaceae 1 0
Rubiaceae 4 3
Rutaceae 3 3
Santalaceae 1 1
Sapindaceae 3 1
Scrophulariaceae 3 2
Solanaceae 1 1
Sterculiaceae 1 1
Tiliaceae 4 4
Verbenaceae 1 1
Vitaceae 2 2
Unidentified (indet.) 6 5