Catalase activity in the leaves of different plants and its Implications.


A Taxonomic survey of members of the tribe phaseolae in Southern Nigeria.


Taxonomic studies in the family Adiantaceae from parts of South Eastern Nigeria.


Varieties of Gourds in Akwa Ibom State

Ibiok, M. N., Ndukwu, B.C and Umoh, N. (1991). The Nigerian Field 56: 115 – 119.

Spore morphology in the family Adiantaceae from parts of South Eastern Nigeria

Bassey, M.E. and Nyananyo, B.L. (1997). . Trans. Nig. Soc. Biol. Conserv. 6: 140-144.

Comparative And nutritional studies on three local varieties of Heinsia crinita

Etuk, E.U.I., Bassey, M.E Umoh, U.O. and Inyang, E.G. (1998). Plant Variety and Seeds, 11: 151-158(Cambridge)

Foliar epidermal characteristic of Gnetum buccholzianum Engl

Bassey, M.E. and Ekanem, S.E. (1999). Trans. Nig. Soc. BioI. Conserv. 8: 170-174.

Sporangial morphology in the Adiantaceae from South Eastern Nigeria

Bassey, M.E. (2000). NJSSE 7:11-1

Stomatal Diversity and Ontogeny in Heinsia crinita (Afzel.) E

Bassey, M. E. and Mesikenor, N. O. (2005). Tayl.Journ. of Sc. & Ind. Studies 3 (4): 64-66.

Notes on the non-vascular macrophyte Biodiversity of the IUA- Wildlife sanctuary, Itu, Nigeria

Bassey, M.E., King, R.P. and Ituen, I.E. (2006). Liv. Syst. Sus. Dev. 3(8): 1-7.

Taxonomic implications of Morphological diversity in the macrophyte genus Lasianthera (Icacinaceae)

Bassey, M. E., Etuk, E.U.I and Ekpo, J.U. (2004). Liv. Sys. Sus. Dev. 1 (3):1 - 5.

Chemotaxonomic investigation of Laportea in Southern Nigeria

Bassey, M.E. and Bala, D. (2010). Int. J. Biotechnol. And Allied Sci. 5(1): 664-666.

Epidermal Morphology and stomatal ontogeny in two varieties of Lasianthera africana P. Beauv. (Icacinaceae)

Bassey, M. E. and Sunday, R.A (2002). Trans. Nig. Soc. For BioI. Cons. (Special Edition): 101-107.

Chemotaxonomic study of Lasianthera africana (Icacinaceae) in Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria

Bassey, M.E., E. U. I. Etuk, R. Ubom and I.E.Obop(2006). Nigerian Jour. of Bot. (19(i): 99-102.

Phytochemical Screening and nutrient, Anti-nutrient Composition of Talinum portulacifolium(Forsk.) Aschers Schweinf

Bassey, M. E., Ajibesin K. K., Ekpo B. A. J. and Edet, B. O. (2006). Nigerian Jour. of Bot. 19(2): 379-383.

Ethnic usage of mistletoes in parts of Akwa Ibom State. Nigeria

21. Bassey, M.E. and Silas, K.M. (2010). Int. J. Chem.,Environ,Pharm. Res.1(3)124-128. (India)

Assessment of the Efficacy of Ethanolic Extracts of Some Local Herbs on Ectoparasites of Goats

Bassey, M.E. and Bassey, B.E. (2013). TAIJST 4(1&2):22-32.

Phytochemical investigations of Tapinanthus globiferus (Loranthaceae) from two hosts and the taxonomic implications

Bassey, M.E. (2012). Int. J. of Chem.Env and Pharm.Research 3(2): 174-177. (India)

Floral diversity of the floodplain in Ikot Uso Akpan (IUA) wildlife sanctuary in Itu, Nigeria

Bassey, M.E. and Akpabio, I.E. (2006). In. Proceedings of the 15th annual BOSON conference (ed. Akpan, G.A. and Odoemena, C.S.I.), Uyo. pp.36-38.

The Impact of the urban environment of Plantain and Banana Production in Akwa Ibom State

Ndon, B. A, Bassey, M. E. and Suh, C. (2004). Journal of Cameroon Acad. of Sc. 4(2): 181 -186. (Cameroon)

Preliminary investigation of herbs used in paeditric care Among the people of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

Bassey, M.E. and Effiong, E.O. (2011)

Lesser Known spices of Akwa Ibom State; their nutritional, antinutritional, mineral and phytochemical Analyses

Bassey, M. E. Johnny, I.I and Okoro, B.I. (2011).

Quality Assessment of two rural infant dietary vegetables

Etuk, E.U.I., Bassey, M.E ., Ekpenyong, D.C. and Idiong, I.O. (1997). The Indian J. Nutr. Dietet. 34: 5.(India)

Common Wild Fruits from Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria and Nutritional analyses of Landolphia membranacea (Stapf.) Pichon

Bassey, M.E. (2012). Central European Jour. of Expt. Biol.1 (2): 49-52

Indigenous Browse Plants used For Goat Production in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria; Their Phytochemical, Mineral, Nutrient and Anti-Nutrient Contents

Bassey, M.E., Peters, A.A., Etuk, G.E and Udoh, T.B (2014). Intl. Journ. of Pl. and Soil Sc.3(9):1130-1142.

Anatomical investigation of leaves of Sida L. in Uyo, Nigeria and the taxonomic implications

Bassey, M.E., Effiom, A. C. and Mbong, E. (2016). Biotechnology Asian Online Journal 1(1):1-8.

Roadside Plant Diversity and Soil Analysis in Uyo Sub-ueban Environment, Akwa Ibom State,Nigeria

Bassey, M.E. Ogbemudia, F.O. Ezekiel, A. G and Abdulkareem, M. (2017). IJSER 8(11):1098-1111.

Phytochemical and Nutritional Assessment of Justicia insularis T. Anders

Bassey M. E., Etuk E. U. I., Bala, D., Ajibesin, K.K., and Nworu, F. (2003). Journ. Of Env. Des. 1: 41- 47

Ethnobotany of some lesser known wetland plants from Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

Bassey M. E. and Ekpo, J.U. (2004). Liv. Sys. Sus. Dev. 1, 4pp

Identification and Distribution of invasive plants in Akwa Ibom State

Bassey, M.E. and I.V. Akpanumun (2009). Nigerian Journal Of Bot. 22(2):349-358.

Ethnobotanical survey of indigenous herbs used by traditional Birth attendants (TBAs) in Akwa Ibom State

Bassey, M.E. and Isu,P.O.(2011). A Journal Of Gender and Comm. Health 2(1):30-48. (South Africa)

Taxonomic Studies of the Macrophyte genus Acrostichum (Adiantaceae)

Bassey, M. E. and Nyananyo, B.L. (1995). Trans. Nig. Soc. Biol. Conserv. 3: 4-9.

Antimicrobial activities of the leaves of four ethnovarieties of Lasianthera africana Ethnopharmacology 1(3):179-181

Ajibesin, K.K and Bassey, M.E. (2011). (India)

Taxonomic studies on the GenusConiogramme in South Eastern Nigeria

Bassey, M.E. and Okoli, B. (1996). Trans. Nig. Soc. for Biol. Conserv. Vol.4: 1-5.

Diplazium sammatii: Athyraceae (Nyama Idim)

Bassey, M. E, Etuk, E.U.I., Ibe, M.M. and Ndon, B.A. (2001). Age related nutritional & Antinutritional analysis Plant foods for Human Nutrition 56:7 - 12. (Netherlands). Get Full Publication from


Introductory Pteridology

Bassey, M.E. (2013). Modern Business Press, Uyo. 96 pages.
This book is an attempt to bring a group of lesser known vascular plants to the limelight. Ferns and their allies have more often than always been relegated to classroom lectures with little knowledge of the common genera found in Nigeria. The current classification of ferns and fern allies based on recent findings has been in this book.

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About Seed Plants

Ebukanson, G.J. and M. E. Bassey (1992). Baraka Press, Kaduna, 150 p.


Exhibited Ethnobotanically important wetland plants during Wetlands 2000 conference in the University of Uyo