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Table 1

Plants as sources of bioflocculants used for wastewater treatments

Common nameScientific namePlant parts used for bioflocculant preparationTypes of wastewaterReferences
Aloe Aloe vera Gel Urban wastewater sewage sludge Jaouadi et al. (2020)  
Salvia Salvia hispanica Mucilage from seed Compost leachate wastewater Tawakkoly et al. (2019)  
Cress Lepidium sativum Mucilage Dye bearing wastewater Allafchian et al. (2019)  
Okra Abelmoschus esculentus Seed pods Laundry wastewater Freitas et al. (2015)  
Seed pods Synthetic turbid water Fahmi et al. (2014)  
Seed pods Synthetic wastewater: Anastasakis et al. (2009)  
Cactus Opuntia ficus-indica juice Industrial wastewater containing heavy metals viz. cadmium, chromium Srarfi et al. (2018)  
Powder Wastewater containing heavy metal ((lead) Nharingo et al. (2015)  
gum laundry effluent De Souza et al. (2014)  
Juice Textile effluent: Bouatay & Mhenni (2014)  
Juice Glue industry wastewater Sellami et al. (2014)  
Juice Food industry effluent Sellami et al. (2014)  
Cladode Synthetic wastewater Belbahloul et al. (2014)  
Powder Tannery effluent Kazi & Virupakshi (2013)  
Cladode Industrial effluent Abid et al. (2008)  
Drumstick Moringa oleifera Seed Textile wastewater Agarwal et al. (2019)  
Seed Wastewater containing heavy metal (cadmium) Swelam et al. (2019)  
Seed Laundry wastewater Al-Gheethi et al. (2017)  
Juice Urban wastewater Rachdi et al. (2017)  
Seed Tannery effluent Kazi & Virupakshi (2013)  
Seed Dairy wastewater Pallavi & Mahesh (2013)  
Seed Dye bearing wastewater Beltrán-Heredia et al. (2009)  
Mango Mangifera indica Seed kernels Synthetic turbid water Seghosime et al. (2017)  
Seed kernels Palm oil mill effluent Ullah & Rathnasiri (2015)  
Seed kernels Sewage wastewater Dange & Lad (2015a, 2015b)  
Common nameScientific namePlant parts used for bioflocculant preparationTypes of wastewaterReferences
Aloe Aloe vera Gel Urban wastewater sewage sludge Jaouadi et al. (2020)  
Salvia Salvia hispanica Mucilage from seed Compost leachate wastewater Tawakkoly et al. (2019)  
Cress Lepidium sativum Mucilage Dye bearing wastewater Allafchian et al. (2019)  
Okra Abelmoschus esculentus Seed pods Laundry wastewater Freitas et al. (2015)  
Seed pods Synthetic turbid water Fahmi et al. (2014)  
Seed pods Synthetic wastewater: Anastasakis et al. (2009)  
Cactus Opuntia ficus-indica juice Industrial wastewater containing heavy metals viz. cadmium, chromium Srarfi et al. (2018)  
Powder Wastewater containing heavy metal ((lead) Nharingo et al. (2015)  
gum laundry effluent De Souza et al. (2014)  
Juice Textile effluent: Bouatay & Mhenni (2014)  
Juice Glue industry wastewater Sellami et al. (2014)  
Juice Food industry effluent Sellami et al. (2014)  
Cladode Synthetic wastewater Belbahloul et al. (2014)  
Powder Tannery effluent Kazi & Virupakshi (2013)  
Cladode Industrial effluent Abid et al. (2008)  
Drumstick Moringa oleifera Seed Textile wastewater Agarwal et al. (2019)  
Seed Wastewater containing heavy metal (cadmium) Swelam et al. (2019)  
Seed Laundry wastewater Al-Gheethi et al. (2017)  
Juice Urban wastewater Rachdi et al. (2017)  
Seed Tannery effluent Kazi & Virupakshi (2013)  
Seed Dairy wastewater Pallavi & Mahesh (2013)  
Seed Dye bearing wastewater Beltrán-Heredia et al. (2009)  
Mango Mangifera indica Seed kernels Synthetic turbid water Seghosime et al. (2017)  
Seed kernels Palm oil mill effluent Ullah & Rathnasiri (2015)  
Seed kernels Sewage wastewater Dange & Lad (2015a, 2015b)  
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