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Reference : HO 26

Author(s) : Omara-Achong, T. E, N. L., Edwin-Wosu, E. A Edu and A. E. Nkang
Title : Survey of indigenous vegetables species in parts of Ogoja and Cala Bar, Cross River State, Nigeria. European Journal of Experimental Biology, 2 (4):1289-1301 (2012) ht t ps://www .researchgat e.net /publ i cat i on/268437812
Reference HO 26 has information about 24 plants :
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach problem, plant of Alstonia boonei sold in different markets, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : aku (Oboso-Mbube)
Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Official name : Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) leaf extract of Aspilia africana for wounds, sold in different markets, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : ifakop (Oboso-Mbube)
Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv.
Official name : Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Bombax buonopozense sold in different markets, for soup
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : red-flowered silk-cotton tree (Common Name), (Efik), onwukem (Mbube East)
Cassia hirsuta L.
Official name : Cassia hirsuta L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna hirsuta (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) leaf extracts of Senna hirsuta used as eye, ear drops
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : oziza-okani (Oboso-Mbube)
Cola millenii K. Schum.
Official name : Cola millenii K. Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(178) pains and hearts diseases, plant of Cola millenii sold in different markets, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : rieborke (Oboso-Mbube)
Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Official name : Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) the shoot of Costus afer is chewed in the treatment of snake bite to cause urination of poison
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : igun / osirakata (Oboso-Mbube)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051)
Recipes : H(008) leaves of Cymbopogon citratus used for treatment of dysentery, H(051) leaves used for treatment of fever, sold in different markets, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : igenokara (Oboso-Mbube)
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Erythrina senegalensis used in soup, H(104) treatment of stomach pains, sold in different markets, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : coral tree (Common Name) (Efik), onugobi (Mbube East) (Oboso-Mbube)
Ficus glumosa Del.
Official name : Ficus glumosa Del.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Ficus glumosa used in soup, sold in different markets, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : fig tree (Common Name) (Efik), udung (Mbube East)
Kallachum pinnatum ? Not registered in different African Plant Database
Official name : Kallachum pinnatum ? Not registered in different African Plant Database
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(181)
Recipes : H(037) leaf extract of Kallachum pinnatum used to treat cough in children and H(181) healing of navels / umbilical cord in new born
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : itoli (Oboso-Mbube)
Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Official name : Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus russeggeri Schweinf. , Sarcocephalus latifolius (Smith) Bruce , Sarcocephalus esculentus Afzel. ex Sabine
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) bark & leaves of Sarcocephalus latifolius for treatment of pile, sold in different markets, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : italebe (Oboso-Mbube)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pains, H(037) cough and catarrh, ONS of Ocimum gratissimum sold in different markets, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : fever plant (Common Name) ntong (Efik), oshunkor (Mbube East) (Oboso-Mbube)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(178)
Recipes : H(037) treatment of chest, H(178) heart conditions, plant of Paullinia pinnata sold in different markets, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : ochireritem (Oboso-Mbube)
Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery and H(051) fever, leaves of Piper guineense sold in different markets,
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : west african black pepper (Common Name) etinkeni (Efik), eshiesebe (Mbube East) (Oboso-Mbube)
Pterocarpus santalinoides L'Hér. ex DC.
Official name : Pterocarpus santalinoides L'Hér. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Pterocarpus santalinoides for soup, sold in different markets, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : oturukpa (Mbube East)
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) leaf extracts of Scoparia dulcis for cough treatment, sold in different marketss, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : anyin-dede (Oboso-Mbube)
Solanum aethiopicum L.
Official name : Solanum aethiopicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum gilo Raddi
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Solanum gilo for soup & medicinal purpose., sold in different marketss, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : ichi/utu (Mbube East)
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), leaves of Solanum nigrum for soup, sold in different marketss, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : black night shade (Common Name), ikong-ubong (Efik), irimagba Okara, ufop (Mbube East)
Stachytarpheta indica (L.) Vahl.
Official name : Stachytarpheta indica (L.) Vahl.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Stachytarpheta angustifolia (Mill.) Vahl
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) leaf extracts of Stachytarpheta indica used for treating fever, sold in different markets
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : otuidum (Oboso-Mbube)
Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name : Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Sponia orientalis var. affinis (Planch.) Baker , Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) Trema guineensis for treatment for measles, sold in different marketss, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Cross River State)
Vernacular name : osusungbon (Oboso-Mbube)