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Table 4 Number of species per family

From: Herbal mixtures in traditional medicine in Northern Peru

Family # of species % Family # of species %
Asteraceae 48 14.16 Aizoaceae 1 0.295
Lamiaceae 22 6.49 Amaryllidaceae 1 0.295
Fabaceae 17 5.01 Annonaceae 1 0.295
Solanaceae 15 4.44 Aquifoliaceae 1 0.295
Piperaceae 10 2.95 Araliaceae 1 0.295
Apiaceae 9 2.65 Arecaceae 1 0.295
Rosaceae 8 2.36 Aristolochiaceae 1 0.295
Euphorbiaceae 8 2.36 Asclepiadaceae 1 0.295
Amaranthaceae 6 1.77 Balanophoraceae 1 0.295
Lycopodiaceae 6 1.77 Berberidaceae 1 0.295
Poaceae 6 1.77 Bixaceae 1 0.295
Rutaceae 6 1.77 Burseraceae 1 0.295
Orchidaceae 5 1.47 Capparidaceae 1 0.295
Plantaginaceae 5 1.47 Chenopodiaceae 1 0.295
Verbenaceae 5 1.17 Chloranthaceae 1 0.295
Anacardiaceae 4 1.18 Chrysobalanaceae 1 0.295
Boraginaceae 4 1.18 Clethraceae 1 0.295
Bromeliaceae 4 1.18 Crassulaceae 1 0.295
Cucurbitaceae 4 1.18 Dipsacaceae 1 0.295
Ericaceae 4 1.18 Elaeocarpaceae 1 0.295
Gentianaceae 4 1.18 Ephedraceae 1 0.295
Geraniaceae 4 1.18 Erythroxylaceae 1 0.295
Lauraceae 4 1.18 Grossulariaceae 1 0.295
Myrtaceae 4 1.18 Illiciaceae 1 0.295
Polypodiaceae 4 1.18 Isoetaceae 1 0.295
Valerianaceae 4 1.18 Juglandaceae 1 0.295
Apocynaceae 3 0.85 Lythraceae 1 0.295
Caryophyllaceae 3 0.85 Malesherbiaceae 1 0.295
Convolvulaceae 3 0.85 Melastomataceae 1 0.295
Lobeliaceae 3 0.85 Meliaceae 1 0.295
Malvaceae 3 0.85 Moraceae 1 0.295
Onagraceae 3 0.85 Myricaceae 1 0.295
Portulacaceae 3 0.85 Myristicaceae 1 0.295
Rubiaceae 3 0.85 Oxalidaceae 1 0.295
Urticaceae 3 0.85 Papaveraceae 1 0.295
Cyperaceae 3 0.85 Phytolaccaceae 1 0.295
Brassicaceae 2 0.59 Polygalaceae 1 0.295
Bignoniaceae 2 0.59 Polygonaceae 1 0.295
Caprifoliaceae 2 0.59 Proteaceae 1 0.295
Clusiaceae 2 0.59 Punicaceae 1 0.295
Dioscoreaceae 2 0.59 Ranunculaceae 1 0.295
Equisetaceae 2 0.59 Santalaceae 1 0.295
Liliaceae 2 0.59 Smilacaceae 1 0.295
Linaceae 2 0.59 Thelypteridaceae 1 0.295
Loganiaceae 2 0.59 Thymeleaceae 1 0.295
Loranthaceae 2 0.59 Tiliaceae 1 0.295
Monimiaceae 2 0.59 Tropaeolaceae 1 0.295
Nyctaginaceae 2 0.59 Typhaceae 1 0.295
Olacaceae 2 0.59 Ulmaceae 1 0.295
Passifloraceae 2 0.59 Violaceae 1 0.295
Polemoniaceae 2 0.59 Xyridaceae 1 0.295
Salicaceae 2 0.59 Zingiberaceae 1 0.295
Scrophulariaceae 2 0.59 Zygophyllaceae 1 0.295
Acanthaceae 1 0.295    
Adiantaceae 1 0.295