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Table 7 Main plant families and species richness recorded in Coyomeapan (this study) and San Rafael, Coxcatlán (according to Blanckaert et al.[20])

From: Plant management and biodiversity conservation in Náhuatl homegardens of the Tehuacán Valley, Mexico

Municipality Total number of plant species Plant family Number of plant species
Coyomeapan 281 Asteraceae 26
   Solanaceae 17
   Rosaceae 15
   Fabaceae 9
   Agavaceae 8
Coxcatlán 233 Araceae 15
   Cactaceae 14
   Liliaceae 13
   Solanaceae 12
   Crassulaceae 10