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Table 1 Medicinal plant families in the study area with the corresponding number of genera and species

From: Ethnomedicine of the Kagera Region, north western Tanzania. Part 3: plants used in traditional medicine in Kikuku village, Muleba District

Families Number of genera Number of species
Acanthaceae 2 2
Amaranthaceae 2 2
Amaryllidaceae 1 1
Apocynaceae 2 2
Asparagaceae 1 2
Asteraceae 6 6
Burseraceae 1 1
Cannaceae 1 1
Cannabaceae 1 1
Chenopodiaceae 1 1
Cleomaceae 1 1
Cucurbitaceae 2 2
Discoraceae 1 1
Euphorbiaceae 6 6
Fabaceae 5 5
Hypericaceae 1 1
Lamiaceae 3 3
Malvaceae 1 1
Phyllanthaceae 1 1
Polygonaceae 1 1
Rubiaceae 1 1
Sapindaceae 1 1
Solanaceae 4 5
Verbenaceae 1 1