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Reference : HM 78

Author(s) : Malzy, P.
Title : Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations. Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°5-6, pp. 148-179; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_5_2147 Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations (suite et fin) Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°7-9, pp. 317-332; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_7_2164
Reference HM 78 has information about 358 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) The fruits of Faidherbia albida are consumed by horses, cattle, sheep, goats.
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : tchaski (Fulfuldé),
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095) The leaves of Faidherbia albida are consumed in sauces
H(203) The trunk is used to make large mortars.
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : tchaski (Fulfuldé),
Acacia arabica (Lam.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia arabica (Lam.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(095), H(103), H(203)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes, decoction of leaves of Acacia arabica, very concentrated, gives a paste in local application
H(004) wound healing, fruit powder of Acacia arabica
H(103) teeth ache, chewed fruit
H(095) seeds have great nutritional power and are renowned for preventing hunger
H(203) The wood, insect resistant, used for the manufacture of mortars, pestles. The bark gives resistant links. The roots are used as defense sticks.
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : gabdi, gawari (Fulfuldé)
Acacia ataxacantha DC.
Official name : Acacia ataxacantha DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) The plant of Acacia ataxacantha is grazed by cattle, sheep, goats.
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : korahi (Fulfuldé)
Acacia ataxacantha DC.
Official name : Acacia ataxacantha DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(100), H(203)
Recipes : H(091) The flowers of Acacia ataxacantha , eaten with beans give strength
H(100) syphilis, crushed leaves in milk
H(203) The branches are used to make canes, wood spears, "taras", baskets
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : korahi (Fulfuldé)
Acacia campylacantha Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acacia campylacantha Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(113)
Recipes : H(095) consumption of Acacia campylacantha gum helps to fool hunger
H(113) rheumatism, decoction of bark in ablutions
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : patarlahi = patuki (Fulfuldé)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) The bark of Acacia senegal, chewed with natron, attracts feminine favors!
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : patugelhi = pegge wahinabe, (Fulfuldé)
Acacia seyal Del. var. seyal
Official name : Acacia seyal Del. var. seyal
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(203)
Recipes : H(103) teeth ache, Acacia seyal gum in local applicatione
H(203) The wood is used in construction and for fire..
H(203) The gum is used to make glue, fruits to make ink.
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : silluki = tilluki = bulbi balehi, (Fulfuldé)
Acacia seyal Del. var. seyal
Official name : Acacia seyal Del. var. seyal
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) The leaves, flowers and fruits of Acacia seyal are eaten by cattle, sheep, goats.
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : silluki = tilluki = bulbi balehi, (Fulfuldé)
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : H(051), H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(051) The decoction of Acacia sieberiana bark is febrifuge.
H(095) The sweet gum is consumed nature.
H(203) The fibrous bark gives links.
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : aluki danehi (Maroua), danda- nehi (Garoua)
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) The leaves, the flowers, the fruits of Acacia sieberiana are eaten by horses, oxen, sheep, goats
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : aluki danehi (Maroua), danda- nehi (Garoua)
Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Official name : Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095) Sweet Acacia tortilis gum is consumed nature
H(203) The wood is used to make roofs, fence poles.
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : bulbi bodehi (Fulfuldé)
Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Official name : Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Les leaves and the flowers of Acacia tortilis are eaten by oxen, sheep, goats.
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : bulbi bodehi (Fulfuldé),
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Before flowering, Achyrantes aspera is grazed by horses, cattle, sheep, goats.
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : kuri pallade = demgal dimadyo (Fulfuldé)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Achyrantes aspera are consumed in sauces.
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : kuri pallade = demgal dimadyo (Fulfuldé)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095) sweet and tart fruit pulp of Adansonia digitata is consumed raw by children and boiled by adults
H(095) leaves are eaten raw and in sauces.
H(203) The prepared bark is used to make the twine skirts of Fali women from Tinguelin.
H(203) Fibers from the bark, we make ropes.
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : bokki (Fulfuldé), baobab (French)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : V(091) bark of Adansonia digitata, pounded with salt or with natron and earth, fortifies the horses.
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : bokki (Fulfuldé), baobab (French)
Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Official name : Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Nerium obesum Forssk. , Adenium somalense var. crispum Chiov. , Adenium honghel A.DC.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) the Fulbe use the bark of Adenium obesum mixed with salt and soil for fattening livestock
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : darboki (Fulfuldé)), pied d'éléphant (French)
Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Official name : Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Nerium obesum Forssk. , Adenium somalense var. crispum Chiov. , Adenium honghel A.DC.
Symptoms : H(014), H(092)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, crushed bark of Adenium obesum with butter, local application
H(092) poison, caustic latex is dangerous
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : darboki (Fulfuldé)), pied d'éléphant (French)
Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Official name : Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Pericopsis laxiflora (Benth.) Meeuwen , Ormosia laxiflora Benth.
Symptoms : H(018), H(100), H(202), H(203)
Recipes : H(018) headache, crushed bark de Afrormosia laxiflora and mixed with butter
H(100) syphilis, crushed bark and consumed in the millet porridgel
H(203) the wood, termite and other resistant wood insect, is used in construction and for the manufacture of mortars and pestles..
H(202) The branches are used as "toothbrushes".
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : maparkohi = kokkobi = kotari = gilohi (Fulfuldé)