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Official name : Adenium multiflorum Klotzsch
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes var. multiflorum

12 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 29 d
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya in : AFLORA on the Web ( The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092, r) known as extremely poisonous, ONS.of Adenium multiflorum, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lperintai (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HF 1k
Author(s) : Ferry, M.P. , M. Gessain & R. Gessain
Title : Ethnobotanique Tenda. Documents du Centre de recherches anthropologiques du Musée de l'Homme.Laboratoire associé au Centre national de la recherche scientifique, 180 p., (1 mai 1974)
Symptoms : H(051), H(104), H(113), H(113)
Recipes : H(104), ONS., RNS.
H(113)back, liana ashes, friction back
H(113), ONS., cataplasm on knies
H(051) child, juice some drops
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 01
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J. G. Adam
Title : La pharmacopée sénégalaise traditionnelle. Plantes médicinales et toxiques. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 1011 p., (1974)
Symptoms : H(014), H(092)
Recipes : H(014), barks stem, branch, trunk maceration, friction
H(092), latex
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HS 12a
Author(s) : Samuelsson G., M. H. Faraha, Per Claeson, M. Hagos, M. Thulin, O. Hedberg, A. M. Warfa, A. O. Hassan, A. H. Elmi , A. D. Abdurahman, A. S. Elmi, Y. A. Abdie & M. H. Alin
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Somalia. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Chenopodiaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 35, pp. 25 - 63, (1991)
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) rhinitis, a piece of root 6 X 6 cm2 is boiled with 1 glass of water, 1 drop of the extract placed in each nostril, 3 times a day, for 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Somalia
Vernacular name : ombo gaduud, oombe
Reference HT 2k
Author(s) : Timberlake, J. R.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Pokot of Nothern Kenya, 106 p., (1987)Unpublished report. East African Herbarium Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(092), H(112)
Recipes : H(014), crushed stem in water, used to get rid of skin lumps
H(051), fever. Infusion of fruits mixed with water used agalnst earache
H(091), boiled root infusion with other plants used against KALAZAR
H(092), poisonous - whole plant, especially roots, when chewed 'makes person go mad' in one day and acts as diuretic ; no antidote
H(112), trunk (bark?) chewed as abortifacient.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (North region)
Vernacular name : koliya
Reference VB 17
Author(s) : Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title : ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 2)flea, Vch(039, 2)flea, V‚q(039, 2)flea, Vc(039, 2)flea, Vo(039, 2)flea, pounded roots, 500gr, + 5 l H2O, maceration 12H, lto wash the animal in the morning and in the evening
Vb(039)louse, Vc(039)louse, Vo(039)louse, sweet pulp of the stem , pounded, milky consistency, friction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu) (Turkana)
Vernacular name : elemu (Samburu, Turkana)
Reference VC 20
Author(s) : Chavunduka D.M.
Title : Plants regarded by Africans as being of medicinal value to animals. Rhodesian Veterinaty journal 7: 6-12 (1976).
Symptoms : V(001), V(008)
Recipes : Vv(001) sore eyes, bulb of Adenium multiflorum, juice used as eye drops
Vv(008) bloody and watery diarrhoea, bulb of Adenium multiflorum soaked in water and birds drenched after 12 hours
(registered from reference VG 56).
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VG 03
Author(s) : Gerhadt, K. & M. Steiner
Title : An inventory of a costal forest in Kenya at Gedi National Monument. Including a checklist and a nature trial. Report of a minor field study. Swedish university of agricultural sciences, Uppsala, Sweden, (1986)
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vv(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : kaluni, igandaiyu, koliya ( Pokot), obbe (Boran), mwadiga (Giriama), mwadiga, wanja, mdagu (Swahili), elemu, egeles (Turkana), salik (Masai), gachan gol, sarba, arba (Somali)
Reference VG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092)fish, ONS, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Simanjiro country)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VM 12
Author(s) : Morgan, W.T.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Turkana: Use of plants by a pastoral people and their livestock in Kenya. Economic botany, 35, 1, 96 - 130, (1981)
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vch(039), pounded leaves, infusion, external use
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : egeles
Reference VM 51
Author(s) : Maroyi, A
Title : Use of traditional veterinary medicine in Nhema communal area of the midlands province, Zinbabwe African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, 9(3):315-322 (2012)
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001) eye problems, sap from Adenium multiflorum rubbed above animal’s eye lid
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (communal area of Nhema, midlands province)
Vernacular name : chisvosve
Reference VS 03
Title : Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V (039), ONS., RNS.
Region : East, West and Central Africa
Country : Sub-saharan Africa
Vernacular name : not registered