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Table 4 Checklist of plant species used only for their medicinal values and sold in the open markets visited in the study area

From: Medicinal plant use practice in four ethnic communities (Gurage, Mareqo, Qebena, and Silti), south central Ethiopia

SpeciesOpen markets
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd. [Asteraceae]*    
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel. [Rosaceae]    
Lepidium sativum L. [Brassicaceae]*
Polygala sadebeckiana Gurke [Polygalaceae]    
Silene macrosolen A. Rich. [Caryophyllaceae]   
Satureja abyssinica (Benth.) Briq. [Lamiaceae]     
  1. Agena market—near to Cheha and Qebena; Bui market—Sodo; Butajira market—Meskan; Hawariyat market—Muhir-Aklil; Imdiber market—Cheha; Qibet market—Silti; Qoshe market—Mareqo