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Reference : HK 81

Author(s) : Kimpouni, V., E. Apani & M.Motom
Title : Plantes ichtyotoxiques et particularisme des usages au Congo (Brazzaville) Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 5(3): 979-990, June 2011 http://ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs
Reference HK 81 has information about 26 plants :
Anthocleista schweinfurthii Gilg
Official name : Anthocleista schweinfurthii Gilg
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison , fruit of Anthocleista schweinfurthii provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature(use in the region of Kouilou)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : not registered
Anthocleista vogelii Planch.
Official name : Anthocleista vogelii Planch.
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison , fruit of Anthocleista vogelii provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature (use in the region of Kouilou)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : not registered
Brenania brieyi (De Wild.) E.M.A. Petit
Official name : Brenania brieyi (De Wild.) E.M.A. Petit
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison , fruit of Brenania brieyi provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature(use in the regions of Kouilou, Sanghai)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : not registered
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison, bark of Bridelia ferruginea provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature (use in the regions of Bouenza, Niari)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : not registered
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Bridelia stenocarpa Müll. Arg.
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison, bark of Bridelia micrantha provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature (use in the regions of Bouenza, Niari)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : not registered
Calamus deerratus G. Mann & H. Wendl.
Official name : Calamus deerratus G. Mann & H. Wendl.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison, fresh stalk of Calamus deerratus provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature (use in the Pool area) (taxon with very acute and persistent toxicity which can lead to death of man)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : not registered
Costus spectabilis (Fenzl) K.Schum.
Official name : Costus spectabilis (Fenzl) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison, tuberous root of Costus spectabilis provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature (use in the region of Bouenza)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : lubatabata, kimbatata
Eremospatha cabrae (T. Durand & Schinz) De Wild.
Official name : Eremospatha cabrae (T. Durand & Schinz) De Wild.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison, fresh stalk of Eremospatha cabrae provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature (use in the Pool area) (taxon with very acute and persistent toxicity which can lead to death of man)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : mbâmba
Eremospatha hookeri (G. Mann & H. Wendl.) H. Wendl.
Official name : Eremospatha hookeri (G. Mann & H. Wendl.) H. Wendl.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison, fresh stalk of Eremospatha hookeri provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature (use in the Pool area) (taxon with very acute and persistent toxicity which can lead to death of man)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : mbâmba
Eremospatha wendlandiana Dammer ex Becc
Official name : Eremospatha wendlandiana Dammer ex Becc
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison, fresh stalk of Eremospatha wendlandiana provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature (use in the Pool area) (taxon with very acute and persistent toxicity which can lead to death of man)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : mbâmba
Euphorbia trigona Haw.
Official name : Euphorbia trigona Haw.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison, stem of Euphorbia trigona in small pieces to spread the latex in the water (use in the regions of Bouenza, Niari) (taxon with very acute and persistent toxicity which can lead to death of man)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : kihisa, niondo, kikelo
Euphorbia unispina N.E.Br.
Official name : Euphorbia unispina N.E.Br.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison, stem of Euphorbia unispina provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature (use in the regions of Bouenza, Cuvette Ouest, Niari) (taxon with very acute and persistent toxicity which can lead to death of man)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : kihissa, oleli
Gladiolus gregarius Welw. ex Baker
Official name : Gladiolus gregarius Welw. ex Baker
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison, rhizome (bulb) of Gladiolus gregarius provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature (use in the regions of Bouenza, Niari)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : kiluanga, boumi, luanga-luanga
Justicia extensa T.Anders
Official name : Justicia extensa T.Anders
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison, leaves of Justicia extensa provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature, (use in the congolese basin)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : mbaka, lengeti, lembaha
Leptoderris sp
Official name : Leptoderris sp
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison, fresh stalk of Leptoderris sp. provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature(use in the Pool area) (taxon with very acute and persistent toxicity which can lead to death of man)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : mudunvu, mbaka ya sangi
Leptoderris sp
Official name : Leptoderris sp
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison , fruit of Strychnos camptoneura provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature (use in the region of Kouilou)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : inja, èbômi
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison, leaves of Manihot esculenta provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature (use in the Pool area) (taxon with very acute and persistent toxicity which can lead to death of man)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : ntôba
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison , fruit of Pentaclethra macrophylla provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature (use in the region of Kouilou)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : mubala, ombala, pandzou,katéka
Raphia sp.
Official name : Raphia sp.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison, fruit vert fermenté de Raphia sp. nuts that are still green are simply fermented at room temperature and protected from light, before launching in water (use in the congolese basin)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : Tiam-tiam
Raphia vinifera P.Beauv.
Official name : Raphia vinifera P.Beauv.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) fishing poison, fruit vert de Raphia vinifera provides a fresh product, made into paste. The final product can undergo maturation at room temperature (use in the congolese basin) (taxon with very acute and persistent toxicity which can lead to death of man)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : kolo (Molengé)