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Reference : HA 62

Author(s) : Ag Sidj'lene, E.
Title : Des arbres et des arbustes spontanés de l'Adrar des Iforas (Mali) Étude ethnolinguistique et ethnobotanique, 138p. (1996) Orstom éditions:209-213, rue LaFayette, 75480 Paris cedex10 ISBN Orstom2-7099-1325-9
Reference HA 62 has information about 42 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) gum and pods of Acacia albida are consumed by man.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : ahtes (plur. ihtesän)
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) goats and camels graze leaves and pods of Acacia albida on the tree and on the ground. Its rarity makes it play only a limited role in the feeding of livestock.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : ahtes (plur. ihtesän)
Acacia ehrenbergiana Hayne
Official name : Acacia ehrenbergiana Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(001) fresh leaves of Acacia ehrenbergiana to heal the eyes: chewed leaves around the eye
H(095) bark for infusion for lack of tea
H(203) bark of the root to make flutes
H(203) bark of the trunk to tan skin gourds or leaves to tan skin, for lack of bark (tiikana (plur. tikaniwén))
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : tämat (plur.timattén)
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Acacia nilotica is of good forage value, but because of its low abundance its role is insignificant in cattle feeding
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : taheggart (plur.tihegrén)
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(001), H(203)
Recipes : H(001) leaves of Acacia nilotica decoction In H2O, put in a bag and put on an irritated eye (conjunctivitis); they remove phlegm and relieve the patient
H(203) pods are a material of choice for tanning skins and leaves in the absence of pods - - H(203) firewood and work of good quality (tent pegs, mortars, etc.).
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : taheggart (plur.tihegrén)
Acacia raddiana Savi
Official name : Acacia raddiana Savi
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095) Acacia raddiana pods, pounded then vanned to remove the seeds, which are eaten. Food of the poor or famine food: tahäsha.
H(095) raw food prepared with slightly roasted pips and pods reduced to powder, mixed with milk, (abiilghiizza ( Food of the poor or famine food)
H(203) bark fibers (ikiikkdbiin) used for the manufacture of most ropes (ighunan) and camel's udder fillets (abâgo, plur.ibga).Traditionally all the strings of nomadic Tuaregs are made of bark fibers.of A.raddiana.
H(203) Acacia raddiana is used for making wooden objects such as mortars, dishes (tazäwat), the central stake of the tent (tämankayt)
H(203) bark fibers and the roots debarked or not one manufactures (éshäyhé) which is the slatted and full-bottomed basket for harvesting wild seeds
H(203) bark fibers for the manufacture of a species of nass (ashmen) for the protection and transport of fresh cheeses
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : aheksh (plur. Ihekshall)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Acacia senegal is of good forage value, but because of its low abundance its role is insignificant in cattle feeding
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : éwärwädr (plur. iwärwädrn)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) Acacia senegal is a firewood and artwork and the roots are used for the manufacturing of gourdins, etc
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : éwärwädr (plur. iwärwädrn)
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Acacia seyal is appreciated like other acacias, but its foraging role is limited because of its low abundance.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : oriif (plur. orfan)
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) bark of Acacia seyal for infusion for lack of tea.
H(095) the gum is edible.
H(203) bark of the trunk to tan skin gourds (tufiiiat)
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : oriif (plur. orfan)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) inflorescence elongated, on the cob, fluffy of Croton gratissimusare sold in markets and are sought after for their medicinal value
Croton gratissimus is a woody species absent from Adar but known to its inhabitants
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : idal
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095), bark of Anogeissus leiocarpa :in the absence of tea, serves to make an infusion
H(203) dried fruits (in balls): produce a yellow dye
H(203) his trunk is used as a beam in construction.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : ämall (plur. imallan)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), forage role of Anogeissus leiocarpa appreciated but very limited because of its scarcity.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : ämall (plur. imallan)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(095), H(201), H(202), H(203)
Recipes : H(004) leaves of Balanites aegyptiaca used as a poultice on wounds and boils
H(013) almond, slightly roasted is used to coat the lips or feet in case of cracking.
H(013) almond slightly roasted, by scraping it against a stone, we obtain an oily product used for the skin
H(095) the fruit put to macerate in water or milk, after removing the pericarp, gives a kind of conturation called "oräbésh"
H(202) bark used as a soap substitute
H(203) most used lumber: boards serving slate in Koranic schools, carpentry, camel saddles, spoons and ladles, tool handles.,etc.
H(201) Balanites aegyptiaca is considered the most haunted tree by geniuses.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : täboraqq. (plur.tiboraghén);
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Balanites aegyptiaca appreciated by goats and camelids, on the tree. The small cattle graze the leaves on the ground. The jackal is fond of its fruits
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : täboraqq. (plur.tiboraghén);
Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Official name : Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Piliostigma rufescens (Lam.) Benth.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Bauhinia rufescens little researched, but its evergreen foliage is grazed,for lack of other fodder, by camelids and goats. Insignificant role due to its scarcity
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : tédäyné (plur. tidayniwén).
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(108)
Recipes : V(108) leaves of Boscia senegalensis are used to treat colds of small livestock (sheep, goats).
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : tadhant (plur. tidhan)
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) the juice of "tament" (ripe sweet and syrupy fruit from Boscia senegalensis) alone or with curd, gives a sugary sweetened drinkconsumed in large quantities can cause drunkenness; its fruits play an important role in the human diet in period of scarcity,despite their bitter taste and the long preparation they require.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : tadhant (plur. tidhan)
Cadaba glandulosa Forssk.
Official name : Cadaba glandulosa Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Cadaba glandulosa with persistent foliage, very fragrant. Highly sought after on Sahelian termite mounds by cattle leaving only stumps of branches.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : tähahist.
Cadaba glandulosa Forssk.
Official name : Cadaba glandulosa Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(095)
Recipes : H(000) many uses of Cadaba glandulosa and especially the leaves, used in pharmacopoeia, which make this species a famous medicinal plant
H(095) the leaves are used mixed with tea.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : tähahist.