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Table 2 Anti-bacterial activity of plant extracts towards M. smegmatis mc2155.

From: Native New Zealand plants with inhibitory activity towards Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Plant species Common Name Part Sample ocation Extract
     Aqueous Ethanol Methanol
Laurelia novae-zelandiae Pukatea Bark Otari-Wilton + - -
   Cambium Otari-Wilton - - +
Lophomyrtus bullata Ramarama Leaf Otari-Wilton - - +
Metrosideros excelsa Pohutukawa Leaf Ngaio - - +
   Flower Ngaio - + -
Myoporum laetum Ngaio Leaf Ngaio + - -
Pittosporum tenuifolium Kohuhu Leaf Ngaio - + -
Pseudopanax crassifolius Lancewood Leaf Otari-Wilton - - +
  1. '+' indicates ≥ 90% inhibition of M. smegmatis growth at a concentration of 2 mg/ml or lower.