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Official name : Begonia eminii Warb.
Family : Begoniaceae

2 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) The small red fruit of Begonia eminii is wrapped with a leaf of Ataenidia conferta and put over a fire, then applied to eczema.( Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : amabanjiko (Mbuti Pygmies, Ituri forest)
Reference HY 06
Author(s) : Yamada, T.
Title : A report on the ethnobotany of the Nyindu in the eastern part of the former Zaïre African Study Monographs,20(1): 1-72, June 1999
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pains, leaves of Begonia eminii are eaten raw
H(201) possession by an evil spirit (kizunguzungu), the leaves are cooked together with the seeds of "kokoliko" (a cultivated species of Cucurbitaceae)
H(202) leaves are used to clean an anklet "bitale"
(This plant is known by 3 to 5 informants)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Democratic Republic of the Congo (ex. Zaire) Eastern part (Nyindu people)
Vernacular name : kashukalabitale (Kinyindu)