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Table 3 Analysis of documented plant species by family use values (n = 26)

From: A survey of plants and plant products traditionally used in livestock health management in Buuri district, Meru County, Kenya

S/n family No. of species % of all species Respondents’ use citations % use citations Family use value
1  Aloaceae 1 2.1 12 2.45 0.571
2  Apocynaceae 2 4.2 29 5.92 0.690
3  Asteraceae 4 8.3 40 8.16 0.476
4  Bignoniaceae 1 2.1 12 2.45 0.571
5  Boraginaceae 2 4.2 29 5.92 0.690
6  Burseraceae 1 2.1 9 1.84 0.429
7  Canellaceae 1 2.1 19 3.88 0.905
8  Cannabaceae 1 2.1 5 1.02 0.238
9  Cucurbitaceae 1 2.1 9 1.84 0.429
10  Ebenaceae 1 2.1 8 1.63 0.381
11  Euphorbiaceae 4 8.3 48 9.80 0.571
12  Fabaceae 8 16.7 68 13.88 0.405
13  Lamiaceae 3 6.3 37 7.55 0.587
14  Liliaceae 1 2.1 9 1.84 0.429
15  Meliaceae 1 2.1 17 3.47 0.810
16  Menispermaceae 1 2.1 8 1.63 0.381
17  Moraceae 1 2.1 11 2.24 0.524
18  Oleaceae 1 2.1 10 2.04 0.476
19  Poaceae 1 2.1 9 1.84 0.429
20  Polygonaceae 1 2.1 11 2.24 0.524
21  Rosaceae 1 2.1 6 1.22 0.286
22  Rubiaceae 1 2.1 7 1.43 0.333
23  Salicaceae 1 2.1 6 1.22 0.286
24  Sapindaceae 1 2.1 10 2.04 0.476
25  Solanaceae 6 12.5 54 11.02 0.429
26  Verbenaceae 1 2.1 7 1.43 0.333