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Table 1 Number of traditionally used species per family in Saudi Arabia

From: Traditional use of ethnomedicinal native plants in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Family name Number of species in KSA Family name Number of species in KSA
Acanthaceae 5 Lauraceae 1
Adiantaceae 1 Linaceae 1
Agavaceae 2 Lythraceae 2
Aizoaceae 4 Malvaceae 5
Amaranthaceae 13 Meliaceae 1
Annonaceae 1 Menispermaceae 2
Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) 18 Mimosaceae 1
Apocynaceae 10 Moraceae 4
Aracaceae 3 Moringaceae 1
Aristolochiaceae 1 Myrtaceae 5
Asclepiadaceae 9 Nyctaginaceae 2
Asphodelaceae 4 Oleaceae 2
Asteracea (Compositae) 54 Onagraceae 1
Boraginaceae 13 Orobanchaceae 2
Balanitaceae 1 Orchidaceae 1
Brassicaceae (Cruciferaceae) 17 Oxalidaceae 1
Burseraceae 5 Papavaraceae 3
Cactaceae 1 Pedaliaceae 1
Caesalpinaceae 1 Plantaginaceae 4
Cannabaceae 1 Plumbaginaceae 2
Capparaceae (Capparidaceae) 8 Polygonaceae 8
Caryophyllaceae 2 Portulacaceae 2
Celastraceae 2 Primulaceae 1
Chenopodiaceae 15 Punicaceae 1
Ceratophyllaceae 1 Ranunculaceae 3
Cleomaceae 6 Resedaceae 3
Clusiaceae 1 Rhamnaceae 2
Commelinaceae 1 Rosaceae 4
Convolvoulaceae 9 Rubiaceae 1
Cucurbitaceae 6 Rutaceae 2
Cupressaceae 2 Salvadoraceae 1
Cuscutaceae 1 Sapindaceae 1
Cynomoriaceae 1 Sapotaceae 2
Cyperaceae 2 Scrophulariaceae 2
Ephedraceae 1 Solanaceae 20
Euphorbiaceae 26 Tamaricaceae 3
Fabaceae (Leguminosae) 49 Thymelaceae 1
Frankenaceae 1 Tiliaceae 2
Fumariaceae 1 Typhaceae 1
Geraniaceae 1 Urticaceae 2
Graminae (Poaceae) 13 Verbenaceae 2
Grossulariaceae 1 Vitaceae 2
Iridaceae 1 Zingiberaceae 4
Labiatae (Lamiaceae) 33 Zygophyllaceae 7
Liliaceae 4