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Table 2 Total diversity, families with the highest number of medicinal species, growth forms, plant origin, plant procedence, species by major plant community, and number of species by municipality in the southern Nuevo León, México

From: Medicinal plants in the southern region of the State of Nuevo León, México

Total flora recorded 58 families, 136 genera, and 163 species
Families with the highest number of medicinal species Asteraceae (18), Lamiaceae (15), Agavaceae (8), Leguminosae (8), Cactaceae (8), Euphorbiaceae (6), and Apiaceae (5)
Main growth forms Herbaceous (94) shrubs, (39), trees (23), succulent (7).
Origin Wild (108), Cultivated (55)
Procedence Autochthonous (117), introduced (46)
Species number by major plant community Oak-pine forest (117), Scrublands (111)
Species recorded by municipality (c = cultivated, w = wild) Galaena (c = 48, w = 83); Aramberri (c = 40, wild = 83), Zaragoza (c = 36, w = 60)