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Table 3 Botanical data of plants families, genera and species

From: Wild edible plants traditionally collected and used in southern Yemen

Family name Genera No Species No Number of used part
Apocynaceae 10 18 Stem: 15, Fruit: 1, Root: 1
Asteraceae 5 6 Leaf: 5, Root: 1
Malvaceae 2 5 Fruit: 3, Leaf: 2
Moraceae 1 4 Fruit: 4
Fabaceae 2 4 Fruit: 1, Stem gum: 3
Rhamnaceae 2 3 Fruit: 3
Amaranthaceae 1 3 Leaf: 3
Portulacaceae 1 2 Leaf 2
Aristolochiaceae 1 1 Leaf
Cleomaceae 1 1 Leaf
Lamiaceae 1 1 Leaf
Nyctaginaceae 1 1 Leaf
Plantaginaceae 1 1 Leaf
Vitaceae 1 1 Leaf
Xanthorrhoeaceae 1 1 Leaf juice
Cactaceae 1 1 Fruit
Cucurbitaceae 1 1 Fruit
Salvadoraceae 1 1 Fruit
Acanthaceae 1 1 Flower nectar
Polygonaceae 1 1 Flower nectar
Iridaceae 1 1 Corm
Total 21 families 37 genera 58 species See Table 4