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Table 2 Distribution of plant species in the RAINBIO database across growth form types

From: Exploring the floristic diversity of tropical Africa

  Growth form # species % of total
Herbaceous Herb 9818 46.3
Vine 493
Aquatic 111
Mycoheterotroph 27
Woody Tree 3601 45.7
Shrub 4956
Liana 1756
Herbaceous/woody Epiphyte 878 5.0
Parasitic 261
  Unknown 676 3.0
Total 25,356 100%