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Table 9 List of families, genera and species with their edible parts (Le = Leaf, Rt = root, St = Stem, Ba = Bark, Fr = Fruit, S = Seed, N = Nectars)

From: Ethnobotanical study of wild edible plants in Burji District, Segan Area Zone of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR), Ethiopia

Family name No. of genera No. of species Percent Parts used as food   
N Le Rt St Ba Fr S
Acanthaceae 1 1 2.2 *       
Amaranthaceae 1 1 2.2        *
Anacardiaceae 2 5 10.9   *     *  
Apocynaceae 1 1 2.2       *  
Araceae 2 2 4.4    *     
Balanitaceae 1 1 2.2       *  
Boraginaceae 2 3 6.5       *  
Brassicaceae 2 2 4.4   *      
Cactaceae 1 1 2.2       *  
Ebenaceae 1 1 2.2       *  
Euphorbiaceae 2 2 4.4       *  
Fabaceae 2 3 6.5    *   *   
Flacourtiaceae 2 2 4.4       *  
Lamiaceae 2 2 4.4   *      
Moraceae 1 2 4.4       *  
Myricaceae 1 1 2.2     *    
Myrsinaceae 1 1 2.2       *  
Myrtaceae 1 1 2.2       *  
Olacaceae 1 2 4.4       *  
Oleaceae 1 1 2.2       *  
Polygonaceae 1 1 2.2     *    
Rosaceae 1 1 2.2       *  
Rubiaceae 1 1 2.2       *  
Santalaceae 1 1 2.2       *  
Sapindaceae 1 1 2.2       *  
Solanaceae 2 3 6.5   *     *  
Sterculaceae 1 1 2.2       *  
Thymeliaceae 1 1 2.2    *     
Verbanaceae 1 1 2.2       *