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Table 3 Medicinal plant families in the study area with the corresponding numbers of species

From: Ethnomedicinal plant knowledge and practice of the Oromo ethnic group in southwestern Ethiopia

Families Species Proportion (%)
Fabaceae 10 14.93
Euphorbiaceae 6 8.96
Asteraceae 5 7.46
Lamiaceae 4 5.97
Solanaceae 3 4.48
Rutaceae 2 2.99
Rubiaceae 2 2.99
Ranunculaceae 2 2.99
Myrsinaceae 2 2.99
Malvaceae 2 2.99
Loranthaceae 2 2.99
Cucurbitaceae 2 2.99
Asclepiadaceae 2 2.99
Acanthaceae 2 2.99
Vitaceae 1 1.49
Ulmaceae 1 1.49
Salicaceae 1 1.49
Podocarpaceae 1 1.49
Poaceae 1 1.49
Plumbaginaceae 1 1.49
Phytolaccaceae 1 1.49
Oxalidaceae 1 1.49
Oleaceae 1 1.49
Myricaceae 1 1.49
Moraceae 1 1.49
Menispermaceae 1 1.49
Melianthaceae 1 1.49
Hypericaceae 1 1.49
Flacourtiaceae 1 1.49
Dioscoriaceae 1 1.49
Colchicaceae 1 1.49
Boraginaceae 1 1.49
Apocynaceae 1 1.49
Amaranthaceae 1 1.49
Verbenaceae 1 1.49