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Table 3 Plant Genera in common utilized in Bougainville, Eastern Highlands and East Sepik Provinces

From: An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the East Sepik province of Papua New Guinea

Genus Bougainville Eastern Highlands East Sepik Total
Ageratum 2 1 1 4
Alpinia 7 5 4 16
Alstonia 4 3 4 11
Aristolochia 1 1 2 4
Barringtonia 2 1 1 4
Ficus 11 7 11 29
Graptophyllum 1 1 1 3
Hemigraphis 1 2 1 4
Leucosyke 1 1 1 3
Litsea 1 1 2 4
Melastoma 1 2 1 4
Mucuna 3 1 5 9
Musa 2 1 2 5
Piper 4 5 6 15
Plectranthus 2 1 6 9
Psidium 2 1 2 5
Sida 1 1 1 3
Smilax 1 3 1 5
Syzygium 4 4 4 12
Uncaria 2 1 2 5
Zingiber 1 2 4 7