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Table 1 Status of Saudi Arabian plants used for treatment of scorpion stings

From: Endangered Saudi Arabian plants having ethnobotanical evidence as antidotes for scorpion envenoming

Family Species Status
Acanthaceae Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) Roth Endangered
Amaranthaceae Amaranthus spinosus L., Sp. (1753) Endangered
Annonaceae Annona squamosa Occasional, Endangered non-Endemic
Euphorbiaceae Croton lobatus Endangered
Leguminosae (Fabaceae or Papilionaceae) Abrus precatorius
Clitoria ternatea
Desmodium gangeticum
Glycyrrhiza glabra
Locally common, Endangered non-Endemic
Endangered
Extinct non Endemic
Endangered non Endemic, Rare
Myrtaceae Myrtus communis Endangered non Endemic, Rare
Plumbaginaceae Plumbago zeylanica Endangered
Zygophyllaceae Balanites aegyptiaca Endangered