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van Wyk, B.-E. 2008. A broad review of commercially important southern African medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 119(3): 342–355


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A broad review of commercially important southern African medicinal plants.

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Commercially important indigenous medicinal plants of southern Africa are reviewed in the context of fundamental knowledge about their ethnobotany, phylogeny, genetics, taxonomy, biochemistry, chemical variation, reproductive biology and horticulture. The aim is to explore the rapidly increasing number of scientific publications and to investigate the need for further research. Keywords: Biosystematics, Chemical variation, Commercial development, Medicinal plants, Southern Africa, Taxonomy.

Year: 2008

Type: Journal Article

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874108002808


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