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Official name: Dioscorea sylvatica (Kunth) Eckl. var. paniculata
Family: Dioscoreaceae

Reference VK 26
Author: Kelmanson, J.E., A.K. Jäger & J. van Staden
Title: Zulu medicinal plants with antibacterial activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 69, pp. 241- 246, (2000)
Symptoms: V(004)
Recipes: V(004), water heated in the scooped out tuber is used to treat sores and wounds, RNS.
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: ilabatheka (Zulu)