Plant stats requested
richter at gpu.utcc.utoronto.ca
Sun Oct 17 17:07:54 EST 1993
For a semi-popular article on herbs I need figures (with refs) for
Estimated no. of species in plant kingdom (500,000?)
No. of species utilized by man for any purpose, including
food, medicine, ornament, etc.
No. of species analyzed either partly or relatively throughly
for chemical composition.
No. of compounds known to be found in plants.
My latest figures for these are old (70s); recent estimates would be
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