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Table 1 Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using different plant extracts

From: Plant-Mediated Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles: Their Characteristic Properties and Therapeutic Applications

Plants Plant parts Size (nm) Shape References
Prunus yedoensis Leaf 20–70 Circular, smooth edges [84]
Tephrosia tinctoria Stem 73 Spherical [111]
Grewia flaviscences Leaf 50–70 Spherical [128]
Skimmia laureola Leaf 46 Hexagonal [81]
Clerodendrum serratum Leaf 5–30 Spherical [129]
Averrhoa carambola Leaf 14 Spherical [130]
Rosmarinus officinalis Leaf 10–33 Spherical [85]
Carica papaya Leaf 50–250 Spherical [131]
Plukenetia volubilis Leaf 4–25 Optical [132]
Cucurbita maxima Petals 19 Crystalline [97]
Moringa oleifera Leaf 11 Rectangle [97]
Acorus calamus Rhizome 19 Spherical [97]
Aristolochia indica Leaf 30–55 Spherical or cubical [133]
Euphorbia helioscopia Leaf 2–14 Spherical [134]
Datura metel Leaf 40–60 Spherical [135]
Momordica cymbalaria Fruit 15.5 Spherical [136]
Hypnea musciformis Leaf 40–65 Spherical [137]
Potentilla fulgens Root 10–15 Spherical [29]
Annona muricata Leaf 20–53 Spherical [138]
Justicia adhatoda Leaf 5–50 Spherical [139]
Hemidesmus indicus Leaf 25.24 Spherical [140]
Emblica officinalis Leaf 15 Spherical [141]
Quercus brantii Leaf 6 Spherical and polydispersed [142]
Helicteres isora Root 30–40 Crystalline [143]
Saraca indica Leaf 23 Spherical [144]
Abutilon indicum Leaf 106 Crystalline [145]
Prosopis farcta Leaf 10.8 Spherical [146]
Mukia maderaspatana Leaf 13–34 Spherical [147]
Ficus carica Leaf 21 Crystalline [148]
Sinapis arvensis Seed 14 Spherical [149]
Ziziphus Jujuba Leaf 20–30 Crystalline [65]
Calotropis gigantea Latex 5–30 Spherical [150]
Nelumbo nucifera Root 16.7 Polydispersed [151]
Aerva lanata Leaf 18.62 Spherical [152]
Myrmecodia pendan Whole plant 10–20 Spherical [153]
Piper longum Fruit 46 Spherical [57]
Enteromorpha flexuosa Seaweed 2–32 Circular [154]
Lansium domesticum Fruit 10–30 Spherical [155]
Onosma dichroantha Root 5–65 Spherical [86]
Crataegus douglasii Fruit 29.28 Spherical [156]
Vitex negundo Leaf ≥20 Cubic [69]
Alstonia scholaris Bark 50 Spherical [157]
Lycopersicon esculentum Fruit 10–40 Spherical [158]
Musa balbisiana Leaf 50 Spherical [159]
Azadirachta indica Leaf 20 Triangular [159]
Ocimum tenuiflorum Leaf 50 Cuboidal [159]
Artocarpus heterophyllus Seed 10.78 Spherical and irregular [71]
Cocos nucifera Coir 22 Spherical [160]
Eucalyptus chapmaniana Leaf 60 Spherical [52]
Morinda citrifolia Root 30–55 Spherical [161]
Thuja occidentalis Whole plant 122 Spherical [162]
Hydrastis canadensis Whole plant 111 Spherical [162]
Phytolacca decandra Whole plant 90.87 Spherical [162]