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Table 2 Botanical information of 11 endangered medicinal plants in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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

Family Species Local Name Parts Used References
Acanthaceae Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) Roth Atrara Leaves [22]
Amaranthaceae Amaranthus spinosus L., Sp. (1753) Spiny amarantus Leaves, Stem, Root [23]
Annonaceae Annona squamosa (Qishda, Safarjal Hindi) Leaves, Root [24, 25]
Euphorbiaceae Croton lobatus Thufailan Leaf [26]
Leguminosae (Fabaceae or Papilionaceae) Abrus precatorius
Clitoria ternatea
Desmodium gangeticum
Glycyrrhiza glabra
Joha
Gatad Marioti
Hiraija Mabthora
Abushoak plant
Root
Leaf, Root, Stem
Root
Root
[27]
[28, 29]
[30]
[30]
Myrtaceae Myrtus communis (Tha’ab) Ithba - Dharf Leaves [31]
Plumbaginaceae Plumbago zeylanica Alhilo (Sweet) plant Whole plant, Root [32]
Zygophyllaceae Balanites aegyptiaca Farfakh - Namose Leaves, Stem [27]