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Table 1 Biosynthesis of AgNPs from different plants parts with its respective size and shape

From: Medicinal herbs as a panacea for biogenic silver nanoparticles

S. no Name of plant Plant part used Shape Size (nm) Reference
1 Aegle marmelos Leaves
Fruit
Spherical 60
159–181
Rao and Paria (2013)
Devi et al. (2020)
2 Acorus calamus Rhizome Spherical 31.83 Nakkala et al. (2014)
3 Asparagus racemosus Roots
Leaves
Spherical 30–50
5–15
Khanra et al. (2016)
Satyanarayana et al. (2020)
4 Boerhaavia diffusa Whole plant Spherical 25 Kumar et al. (2014)
5 Aristolochia indica Leaves Spherical/cubical 30—55 Murugan et al. (2015)
6 Moringa oleifera Leaves Rectangle 11 Nayak et al. (2015)
7 Justicia adhathoda Leaves Spherical 5–50 Bose and Chatterjee (2015)
8 Abutilon indicum Leaves Crystalline 106 Prathap et al. (2014)
9 Hemidesmus indicus Leaves Spherical 25.24 Latha et al. (2015)
10 Calotropis gigantea Latex Spherical 5–30 Rajkuberan et al. (2015)
11 Centella asiatica Leaves Spherical 30–50 Rout et al. (2013)
12 Tribulus terrestris Fruit Spherical 16–28 Gopinath et al. (2012)
13 Aloe vera Leaves Spherical, triangular 50–350 Chandran et al. (2006)
14 Ocimum tenuiflorum Leaves Cuboidal 50 Banerjee et al. (2014)
15 Eucalyptus hybrida Leaves Crystalline, spherical 50–150 Dubey et al. (2009)
16 Euphorbia hirta Leaves Spherical 40–50 Elumalai et al. (2010)
17 Catharanthus rosesus Leaves Spherical 27–30 Kotakadi et al. (2013)
18 Gloriosa superba Leaves Triangular 20 Gopinath et al.(2016)
19 Piper logum Fruits Spherical 17.6–41 Jacob et al. (2012)
20 Piper nigrum Fruits Spherical 32–100 Mohapatra et al. (2015)
21 Plectranthus amboinicus Leaves Spherical 18 Ajitha et al. (2014)
22 Pistacia atlantica Seeds Spherical 10–50 Sadeghi et al. (2015)
23 Lansiumdomesticum Fruit peel Spherical 10–30 Shankar et al. (2014)
24 Solanum xanthocarpum Fruit Spherical 10 Amin et al. (2012)
25 Zingiber officinale Rhizomes Spherical 10 Singh et al. (2011)
26 Alstonia scholaris Bark Spherical 50 Shetty et al. (2014)
27 Tinospora cordifolia Leaves Spherical 30 Selvam et al. (2017)
28 Morinda citrifolia Roots Spherical 30–55 Suman et al. (2013)
29 Tephrosia tinctoria Stem Spherical 73 Rajaram et al. (2015)
30 Allium sativum Leaves Spherical 4–22 Ahamed et al. (2011)