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Reference : HB 48

Author(s) : Bussmann Rainer, W., P.Swartzinsky, W. Aserat & P.Evangelista
Title : Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:28 (2011)
Reference HB 48 has information about 239 plants :
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vch(095), Vc(095) plant of Acacia abyssinica eaten by camels and goats.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : dadetsha
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) charcoal (preferred species), firewood
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : dadetsha
Acritochaete volkensii Pilg.
Official name : Acritochaete volkensii Pilg.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by livestock and wildlife.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : garaba
Agrocharis incognita (C.Norman) Heywood & Jury
Official name : Agrocharis incognita (C.Norman) Heywood & Jury
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(095), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Agrocharis incognita eaten by cattle.
Vb(104), root is crushed and given to livestock for stomach problems.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Agrocharis incognita (C.Norman) Heywood & Jury
Official name : Agrocharis incognita (C.Norman) Heywood & Jury
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) root of Agrocharis incognita is crushed and eaten for stomach problems.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Alchemilla fischeri Engl.
Official name : Alchemilla fischeri Engl.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Alchemilla fischeri eaten by cattle and baboons.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : sedisa
Alchemilla kiwuensis Engl.
Official name : Alchemilla kiwuensis Engl.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Alchemilla kiwuensis eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : sedisa
Allophylus abyssinicus (Hochst.) Radlk.
Official name : Allophylus abyssinicus (Hochst.) Radlk.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(095) fruits eaten by children.
H(095) fruits eaten by humans
H(104), flowers for Honey; This honey has medicinal properties and is good for stomach problems.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : aberra
Allophylus abyssinicus (Hochst.) Radlk.
Official name : Allophylus abyssinicus (Hochst.) Radlk.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Allophylus abyssinicus eaten by cattle
V(095) fruits eaten by baboons.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : aberra
Amaranthus sp.
Official name : Amaranthus sp.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(201)
Recipes : H(095) food; cooked like cabbage in time of drought.
H(201) as remedy for spiritual pain. Inhaling the smell brings out the evil.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ch'okene, rafu
Amaranthus sp.
Official name : Amaranthus sp.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(095), V(201)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Amaranthus sp eaten by cattle.
Vb(201), crushed and smeared on cattle for spiritual protection and "highsight".
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ch'okene
Anagallis arvensis L.
Official name : Anagallis arvensis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Anagallis arvensis eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : matane
Anagallis arvensis L.
Official name : Anagallis arvensis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) applied to the eye to improve "fat yellow thing" in the eye.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : matane
Ardisiandra wettsteinii R. Wagner
Official name : Ardisiandra wettsteinii R. Wagner
Family : Primulaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of eaten by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Arenaria serpyllifolia L.
Official name : Arenaria serpyllifolia L.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Arenaria serpyllifolia eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Arenaria serpyllifolia L.
Official name : Arenaria serpyllifolia L.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) medicine; for spiritual things with Arenaria serpyllifolia
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Véq(095) plant of Argemone mexicana eaten by donkeys.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : korehare
Artemisia absinthium L.
Official name : Artemisia absinthium L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) plant of Artemisia absinthium, remedy for spiritual pain. Inhaling the smell brings out the evil.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ch'okone
Artemisia absinthium L.
Official name : Artemisia absinthium L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) plant of Artemisia absinthium crushed and smeared on cattle for spiritual protection and "highsight
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ch'okone
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Asparagus africanus, eaten by cattle and wildlife.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : seriti
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(008y)
Recipes : H(008y), crush the plant of Asparagus africanus, extract the juice and put on pimples.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : seriti
Asparagus falcatus L.
Official name : Asparagus falcatus L.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Asparagus falcatus eaten by cattle and wildlife.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : seriti
Asparagus falcatus L.
Official name : Asparagus falcatus L.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(008y)
Recipes : H(008y) pimples., crush the plant, extract the juice and put on pimples.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : seriti
Asphodelus fistulosus L.
Official name : Asphodelus fistulosus L.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Asphodelus fistulosus eaten by baboons.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Asplenium sp.
Official name : Asplenium sp.
Family : Aspleniaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of sometimes eaten by cattle and by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : kokosa
Asplenium theciferum (Kunth.) Mett.
Official name : Asplenium theciferum (Kunth.) Mett.
Family : Aspleniaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Asplenium theciferum sometimes eaten by cattle and by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : okosa
Avenula sp.
Official name : Avenula sp.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : tuta
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Basella alba eaten by cattle and mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Becium obovatum (E. Mey. Ex Benth.) N.E. Br.
Official name : Becium obovatum (E. Mey. Ex Benth.) N.E. Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) used to make tea, as spice for butter, and as spice for baso (roasted and ground barley).
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : tosin
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203), wood of Bersama abyssinica to make ploughs and as firewood.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : arambye, oroka
Bidens sp.
Official name : Bidens sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Bidens sp. eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hada
Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) B. Heyne ex Roth
Official name : Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) B. Heyne ex Roth
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastritis whole pant of Blepharis maderaspatensis, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : moro golodo (Maale)
Brassica sp.
Official name : Brassica sp.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : V(050), V(095)
Recipes : Vb(050), seeds of Brassica sp. are roasted and crushed and then fed to bloated cattle.
Vb(095) plant of Brassica sp. eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : saro
Bromus leptoclados Nees
Official name : Bromus leptoclados Nees
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : garaba
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106) Brucea antidysenterica NOT eaten by animals, not even by ants. The smoke and the plant smell bad. Can be used as insect repellent.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ironto
Canthium oligocarpum Hiern
Official name : Canthium oligocarpum Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Canthium oligocarpum eaten by cattle and by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : coralla
Canthium oligocarpum Hiern
Official name : Canthium oligocarpum Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruits of Canthium oligocarpum eaten by children.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : coralla
Canthium sp.
Official name : Canthium sp.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095) fruits of Canthium sp. eaten by humans.
H(203), wood used to make ploughs.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : coralla, gagama
Carduus nyassanus (S. Moore) R.E. Fr.
Official name : Carduus nyassanus (S. Moore) R.E. Fr.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Véq(095) plant of Carduus nyassanus eaten by donkeys.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : korehare
Carex johnstonii Boeckeler
Official name : Carex johnstonii Boeckeler
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of eaten by animals.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : mata
Carex simensis Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Carex simensis Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Carex simensis eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : d'jafa
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vc(095) plant of Carissa edulis eaten by goats.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hagamsa
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, fruit of Carissa edulis eaten by humans.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hagamsa
Celosia anthelminthica Asch.
Official name : Celosia anthelminthica Asch.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Celosia anthelminthica eaten by cattle and by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : gurbi
Chenopodium sp.
Official name : Chenopodium sp.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(050),Vb(095) plant of Chenopodium sp. eaten by cattle, but if they eat it in the morning they get bloated.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : bucha
Cineraria deltoidea Sond.
Official name : Cineraria deltoidea Sond.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Cineraria deltoidea eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cirsium dender Friis
Official name : Cirsium dender Friis
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Véq(095) Cirsium dender eaten by donkeys.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : korehare
Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten.
Official name : Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Véq(095) Cirsium vulgare eaten by donkeys. They prefer the heads.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : korehare
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of fruits of Citrus aurantium eaten by baboons
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : arbo
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruits of Citrus aurantium eaten by humans.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : arbo
Clematis bracteata (Roxb.) Kurz
Official name : Clematis bracteata (Roxb.) Kurz
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(078), H(094), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) wounds H(078)"lung cancer and cancer in general, H(094) haemorrhoids and H(111) burns. The plant is crushed and mixed with butter and applied
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : fidy
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle and mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hacho
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(203), bark of Clematis simensis peeled and used as rope for construction.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : fidy
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Clerodendrum myricoides eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : burasisa
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fallen leaves of Coffea arabica roasted for tea, seeds for coffee.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : buna
Commelina sp.
Official name : Commelina sp.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Commelina sp.eaten by cattle and mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : k'aio
Convolvulus kilimandschari Engl.
Official name : Convolvulus kilimandschari Engl.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Convolvulus kilimandschari eaten by cattle and especially fed to calves.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hananu
Convolvulus sp.
Official name : Convolvulus sp.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle and by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : anano
Convolvulus sp.
Official name : Convolvulus sp.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Convolvulus sp. eaten by cattle and by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : anano
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruits of Cordia africana eaten by baboons
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : w'odes
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruits of Cordia africana eaten by human
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : w'odes
Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Official name : Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio bojeri DC. , Senecio subscandens Hochst. ex A. Rich. , Solanecio angulatus (Vahl) C.Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) leaves of Crassocephalum bojeri are boild and the steam inhaled for spiritual cleansing and to expel spirits in cazy people.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : rafu
Crassocephalum sp.
Official name : Crassocephalum sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Crassocephalum sp. eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Crassula alba Forssk.
Official name : Crassula alba Forssk.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Crassula alba eaten by baboons (root).
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Crassula cf schimperi Fisch. & A. Mey.
Official name : Crassula cf schimperi Fisch. & A. Mey.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Crassula cf schimperi eaten by baboons.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Craterostigma pumilum Hochst.
Official name : Craterostigma pumilum Hochst.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) roots of Craterostigma pumilum chewed by humans for taste (like a sweet carrot)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : kankarasho
Craterostigma pumilum Hochst.
Official name : Craterostigma pumilum Hochst.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Craterostigma pumilum eaten by baboons (root).
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : kankarasho
Craterostigma sp.
Official name : Craterostigma sp.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Craterostigma sp. eaten by baboons
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Crotalaria rosenii (Pax) Milne-Redh. ex Polhill
Official name : Crotalaria rosenii (Pax) Milne-Redh. ex Polhill
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vc(095), Vo(095), eaten by goats and sheep. They really like this.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : shashamane
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104); sometimes the bark of Croton macrostachyus is mixed with hanku (Embelia schimperi ?) to produce better stomach medicine.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : makanisa hanku
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Official name : Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) fruits of Cucumis ficifolius are warmed in the fire and then smeared on infected wound etc. This will extract the pus.
H(000), H(104) the roots are crushed and drunk with coffee for sudden illness, e.g. when someone colapses or has sudden stomach problems.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : han'chote
Cuscuta kilimandschari Oliver
Official name : Cuscuta kilimandschari Oliver
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Cuscuta kilimandschar eaten by cattle and mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cuscuta kilimandschari Oliver
Official name : Cuscuta kilimandschari Oliver
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Cuscuta kilimandschari flowers visited by bees for honey
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cyanotis polyrrhiza Hochst. Ex Hassk
Official name : Cyanotis polyrrhiza Hochst. Ex Hassk
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Cyanotis polyrrhiza eaten by baboons.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cyathula cylindrica Moq.
Official name : Cyathula cylindrica Moq.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(070), V(095)
Recipes : V(070) crush the root of Cyathula cylindrica, boil it in water and give the animals to drink against rabies.
Vb(095) plant of Cyathula cylindrica eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hacho
Cyathula polycephala Baker
Official name : Cyathula polycephala Baker
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Cyathula polycephala eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hacho
Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume
Official name : Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of eaten by baboons (root).
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : bilike
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name : Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(070), V(095)
Recipes : V(070) against rabies, crush the root of Cyathula uncinulata , boil it in water and give the animals to drink
Vb(095) plant of Cyathula uncinulata eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hacho
Cynoglossum amplifolium A.DC.
Official name : Cynoglossum amplifolium A.DC.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) colds,.leaves of Cynoglossum amplifolium are crushed, mixed with a little water to make an extract, which is drunk or put in the nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : korsamichi
Cynoglossum coeruleum A. DC. ssp. geometricum (Baker & C.H. Wright) S.
Official name : Cynoglossum coeruleum A. DC. ssp. geometricum (Baker & C.H. Wright) S.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(013) cold sores H(104) stomach problems, leaves of Cynoglossum coeruleum are crushed and put in water to make an extract.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : korichi michi
Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Official name : Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(076), H(137)
Recipes : H(018) plant of Cynoglossum lanceolatun crushed and inhaled for headache.
H(076) aphtae, H(137) sores, plant is crushed and applied to cold sores and afts,
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : korichi michi
Cyperus bracheilema (Steud.) Mattf. & Kük.
Official name : Cyperus bracheilema (Steud.) Mattf. & Kük.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ch'afa
Cyperus dichroostachyus Hochst. Ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cyperus dichroostachyus Hochst. Ex A. Rich.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : arbagadda
Cyperus sp.
Official name : Cyperus sp.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Cyperus sp. eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : bidara
Cyphostemma sp.
Official name : Cyphostemma sp.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) poison; this burns your bowels when you eat it. NOT eaten by animals.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : lelecha
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(092)
Recipes : H(013) leaves of Datura stramonium are crushed and applied to abscesses with pus, deep infected swollen wounds etc. This will extract the thorn / pus.
H(092) poison. If seeds get mixed with barley. If that is eaten one gets intoxicated, the mouth gets dry, and the mind gets confused. The effect starts as soon as the digestion has happened.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : banji
Digitaria sp.
Official name : Digitaria sp.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Digitaria sp. eaten by cattle and mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : korcha
Dioscorea sp.
Official name : Dioscorea sp.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Dioscorea sp. eaten by cattle and mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia), Cattle really like this.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : aneno
Discopodium penninervium Hochst.
Official name : Discopodium penninervium Hochst.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Discopodium penninervium eaten by horses.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : marraro
Dombeya kirkii Mast.
Official name : Dombeya kirkii Mast.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : danisa
Dombeya sp.
Official name : Dombeya sp.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Dombeya sp. eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : danisa
Dombeya torrida (J.F. Gmel.) Bamps
Official name : Dombeya torrida (J.F. Gmel.) Bamps
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Dombeya torrida eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : danisa
Dombeya torrida (J.F. Gmel.) Bamps
Official name : Dombeya torrida (J.F. Gmel.) Bamps
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095 Dombeya torrida flowers for honey bees
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : danisa
Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Official name : Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Dovyalis abyssinica eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : koshimo / koshima
Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Official name : Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruits of Dovyalis abyssinica eaten, but they are very sour.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : koshimo / koshima
Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Drymaria cordata eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Dryopteris sp.
Official name : Dryopteris sp.
Family : Dryopteridaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Dryopteris sp. sometimes eaten by cattle and mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : kokosa
Echinops hoehnelii Schweinf.
Official name : Echinops hoehnelii Schweinf.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Véq(095) eaten by donkeys.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : korehare
Ekebergia capensis Sparrm.
Official name : Ekebergia capensis Sparrm.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Ekebergia rueppelliana (Fresen.) A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203), wood Ekebergia capensis as firewood.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : anunu
Elymus sp.
Official name : Elymus sp.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hat'aua
Embelia schimperi Vatke
Official name : Embelia schimperi Vatke
Family : Myrsinaceae
Synonyms : Embelia kilimandschari Gilg
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), Vo(095), Vc(095) plant of Embelia schimperi eaten by goats, sheep, cattle, mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia) and baboons.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hanku
Embelia schimperi Vatke
Official name : Embelia schimperi Vatke
Family : Myrsinaceae
Synonyms : Embelia kilimandschari Gilg
Symptoms : H(068), H(104), H(203)
Recipes : H(068) the fruits and stems of Embelia schimperiand are used as anthelmintic. Eat what fits in the bowl of a hand.
H(068) crush fruits and drink liquid to cure tapeworm.
H(104); sometimes the bark of Croton macrostachyus is mixed with hanku (Embelia schimperi ?) to produce better stomach medicine.
Construction (house)
.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hanku
Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) F. T. Hubb.
Official name : Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) F. T. Hubb.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : marga
Erica arborea L.
Official name : Erica arborea L.
Family : Ericaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : sato
Erica arborea L.
Official name : Erica arborea L.
Family : Ericaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) flowers for honey.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : sato
Erythrina brucei Schweinf.
Official name : Erythrina brucei Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Erythrina brucei used to wrap dough when making bread.
H(203) tools; wood used to make the pestle for large mortars.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : walena
Euphorbia dumalis S. Carter
Official name : Euphorbia dumalis S. Carter
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, crush a little of the root of Euphorbia dumalis, mix with coffee and honey and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : guri
Euphorbia dumalis S. Carter
Official name : Euphorbia dumalis S. Carter
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Euphorbia dumalis not eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : guri
Euphorbia schimperiana Scheele
Official name : Euphorbia schimperiana Scheele
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, crush a little of the root of Euphorbia schimperiana, mix with coffee and honey and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : guri
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095), fruits of Ficus capensis eaten by humans.
H(203) wood for beehives
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : oda
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203), wood of Ficus sp. as firewood.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : dembi, lint'o
Ficus sycomorus L.
Official name : Ficus sycomorus L.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus damarensis Engl. , Ficus cocculifolia Baker
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095), fruits of Ficus sycomorus eaten by humans.
Beehives (wood).
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : oda
Ficus sycomorus L.
Official name : Ficus sycomorus L.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus damarensis Engl. , Ficus cocculifolia Baker
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) fruits of Ficus sycomorus , eaten by monkeys, baboons
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : oda
Galium aparinoides Forssk.
Official name : Galium aparinoides Forssk.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Galium aparinoides eaten by cattle and mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : matane
Geranium arabicum Forssk.
Official name : Geranium arabicum Forssk.
Family : Geraniaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Geranium arabicum eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Geranium arabicum Forssk.
Official name : Geranium arabicum Forssk.
Family : Geraniaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Gnaphalium sp.
Official name : Gnaphalium sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Hagenia abyssinica eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : heto
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) fruits of Hagenia abyssinica are dried, ground and eaten before a meal as anthelmintic. Better taken early in the morning with some food.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : heto
Haplocarpha rueppellii (Sch. Bip.) Beauverd
Official name : Haplocarpha rueppellii (Sch. Bip.) Beauverd
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Hibiscus sp.
Official name : Hibiscus sp.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Hibiscus sp., eaten by cattle and mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ishini
Hibiscus sp.
Official name : Hibiscus sp.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(203), rope; barkof Hibiscus sp. peeled for rope used in construction.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ishini
Hydrocotyle mannii Hook. f.
Official name : Hydrocotyle mannii Hook. f.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Hydrocotyle mannii, eaten by baboons, ONS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Official name : Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) leaves of Hypericum revolutum boiled and given to babies with stomach problems and to make babies stop crying.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : garramba
Hypericum sp.
Official name : Hypericum sp.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Hypericum sp. eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : sedisa?
Ilex mitis (L.) Radlk.
Official name : Ilex mitis (L.) Radlk.
Family : Aquifoliaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food; women use the leaves to roll the dough in before putting it in the oven so that it does not burn. The seeds are crused and the oil is used to grease the baking plate
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : abeye
Impatiens tinctoria subsp. abyssinica (Hook. f.) Grey-Wilson
Official name : Impatiens tinctoria subsp. abyssinica (Hook. f.) Grey-Wilson
Family : Balsaminaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Impatiens tinctoria ssp.abyssinica eaten by porcupine (roots, look like potatos).
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : tschafara
Impatiens walleriana Hook. f.
Official name : Impatiens walleriana Hook. f.
Family : Balsaminaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Impatiens walleriana eaten by pigs, especially the root.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ch'afara
Impatiens walleriana Hook. f.
Official name : Impatiens walleriana Hook. f.
Family : Balsaminaceae
Symptoms : H(202)
Recipes : H(202) women use the potato like root of Impatiens walleriana to strengthen their hair.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ch'afara
Inula confertiflora A. Rich
Official name : Inula confertiflora A. Rich
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : Vb(092) Inula confertiflora is a poison; this is NOT eaten by animals
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hatawi
Ipomoea sp.
Official name : Ipomoea sp.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Ipomoea sp. eaten by cattle and mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : anamo
Isolepis setacea (L.) R. Br.
Official name : Isolepis setacea (L.) R. Br.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Isolepis cf omissa eaten by baboons.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Isolepis setacea (L.) R. Br.
Official name : Isolepis setacea (L.) R. Br.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Isolepis setacea eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : gwemagni / talandu
Jasminum abyssinicum Hoscht. Ex DC.
Official name : Jasminum abyssinicum Hoscht. Ex DC.
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Jasminum abyssinicum eaten to fed calves
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : t'orso
Jasminum abyssinicum Hoscht. Ex DC.
Official name : Jasminum abyssinicum Hoscht. Ex DC.
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(202), H(203)
Recipes : H(203), Jasminum abyssinicum. As rope; used in house construction.
H(202) toothbrush (young stems).
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : t'orso
Kalanchoe petitiana A.Rich.
Official name : Kalanchoe petitiana A.Rich.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) heat the leaves of Kalanchoe petitiana over the fire and apply to relax sore muscles.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : an'chura
Kalanchoe petitiana A.Rich.
Official name : Kalanchoe petitiana A.Rich.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : V(012)
Recipes : Vb(012) if cattle break their legs, warm the plant or leaves of Kalanchoe petitiana over the fire and rub on the broken bone.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : an'chura
Kosteletzkya adoensis (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Mast.
Official name : Kosteletzkya adoensis (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Mast.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(103x)
Recipes : H(103x) Kosteletzkya adoensis, manufacturing toothbrush
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : amoja / amocha
Kosteletzkya adoensis (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Mast.
Official name : Kosteletzkya adoensis (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Mast.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle and by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : amoja / amocha
Lantana sp.
Official name : Lantana sp.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(208)
Recipes : H(095) food; H(208) spice for butter, milk etc., ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : sukai
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(095), children like to suck the nectar from the flowers of Leonotis nepetifolia
H(104) stomach ailments, crush the plant and take as tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Official name : Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Leucas martinicensis eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : urgo
Lithospermum officinale L.
Official name : Lithospermum officinale L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Lithospermum officinale eaten by cattle when flowering.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Lobelia cf erlangeriana Engl.
Official name : Lobelia cf erlangeriana Engl.
Family : Lobeliaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) eaten by baboons.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Luzula johnstonii Buchenau
Official name : Luzula johnstonii Buchenau
Family : Juncaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Luzula johnstonii eaten by cattle when the plant is very young.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ch'afa
Malva sp.
Official name : Malva sp.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(202)
Recipes : H(202) plante de Malva sp. pilée et appliquée sur les cheveux utilisés pour stimuler la croissance des cheveux.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : lita
Malva sp.
Official name : Malva sp.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : lita
Maytenus arbutifolia (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) R.Wilczek
Official name : Maytenus arbutifolia (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) R.Wilczek
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Maytenus arbutifolia eaten by livestock and mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : kombocha
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vc(095) plant of Maytenus senegalensis eaten by goats and mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : kombolch
Maytenus sp.
Official name : Maytenus sp.
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Maytenus sp. eaten by cattle and by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Vc(095) eaten by goats.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : kombolch
Medicago sp.
Official name : Medicago sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle (sedisa)
Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle ( kumudo) This name applied to samples without fruits.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : sedisa, kumudo
Mikania sp.
Official name : Mikania sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Mikaniopsis clematoides Milne-Redh.
Official name : Mikaniopsis clematoides Milne-Redh.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Mikaniopsis clematoides eaten by cattle and by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : karkora
Mikaniopsis sp.
Official name : Mikaniopsis sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) eye medicine" for betterspiritual view , chewed roots of Mikaniopsis sp.. The roots are also chewed to protect against Evil Eye.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Myosotis abyssinica Boiss. & Reut.
Official name : Myosotis abyssinica Boiss. & Reut.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Myosotis abyssinica eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : carchapa
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) women use the leaves to roll the dough in before putting it in the oven so that it does not burn.
H(095) he seeds are crushed and the oil is used to grease the baking plate before baking.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : abeye
Nuxia congesta R. Br. ex Fresen.
Official name : Nuxia congesta R. Br. ex Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) flowers of Nuxia congesta for bees (honey)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : bitana
Ocimum sp.
Official name : Ocimum sp.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(104) intestinal infections like H(108) cold or flu. Crush the leaves, add a little water, inhale juice or smear on body or drunk with coffee.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : korichi, michi / damakase
Oldenlandia monanthos (Hochst. Ex A. Rich.) Hiern
Official name : Oldenlandia monanthos (Hochst. Ex A. Rich.) Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Oldenlandia monanthos eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Olea hochstetteri Baker
Official name : Olea hochstetteri Baker
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruit of Olea hochstetteri eaten by humans.
Construction (timber).
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : badesa
Oncinotis tenuiloba Stapf.
Official name : Oncinotis tenuiloba Stapf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by livestock by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : homba
Oplismenus compositus (L.) P. Beauv.
Official name : Oplismenus compositus (L.) P. Beauv.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : garaba
Otostegia tomentosa A. Rich.
Official name : Otostegia tomentosa A. Rich.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), birds suck nectar, not eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : tunto
Oxalis sp.
Official name : Oxalis sp.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Oxalis sp.eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Panicum sp.
Official name : Panicum sp.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle and mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : marga
Parochetus communis Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don.
Official name : Parochetus communis Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Parochetus communis eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : sedisa
Paspalum sp.
Official name : Paspalum sp.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : babala / babela
Pavonia sp.
Official name : Pavonia sp.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ishini
Pentas schimperana (A. Rich.) Vatke
Official name : Pentas schimperana (A. Rich.) Vatke
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Pentas schimperiana eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Pentas sp.
Official name : Pentas sp.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Pentas sp.eaten by cattle and other animals.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Peperomia abyssinica Miq.
Official name : Peperomia abyssinica Miq.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(008y), H(013)
Recipes : H(008y)pimples andH(013) abscesses, boil the leaves and apply the steam to pimples and abscesses.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : kontuyesa
Phoenix reclinata Jacq.
Official name : Phoenix reclinata Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) ONS. of Phoenix reclinata, weave wedding baskets and floor mats.
H(203 making brooms.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : meti
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(106), H(202), H(203)
Recipes : H(104) roots of Phytolacca dodecandra chewed for stomach problems.
H(106) the fruits kill water animals and can be used to prevent Bilharzia.
H(103x), toothbrush (twigs).
H(203) fruits crushed and used to wash cloths.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : endode
Pilea rivularis Wedd.
Official name : Pilea rivularis Wedd.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Pilea rivularis eaten by baboons.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Pilea sp.
Official name : Pilea sp.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Pilea sp. eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Pimpinella oreophila Hook. f.
Official name : Pimpinella oreophila Hook. f.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) eaten by livestock and wildlife.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Pimpinella oreophila Hook. f.
Official name : Pimpinella oreophila Hook. f.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots are ground and prepared as tea for stomach problems.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Pittosporum abyssinicum Delile
Official name : Pittosporum abyssinicum Delile
Family : Pittosporaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Pittosporum abyssinicum eaten by cattle by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ara
Pittosporum abyssinicum Delile
Official name : Pittosporum abyssinicum Delile
Family : Pittosporaceae
Symptoms : H(103x)
Recipes : H(103x) toothbrush, small branches of Pittosporum abyssinicum
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ara
Plantago lanceolata L.
Official name : Plantago lanceolata L.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Plantago lanceolata eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Plectranthus sp.
Official name : Plectranthus sp.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Plectranthus sp. eaten by cattle and baboons.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : burri, damakasi, , urgo
Plectranthus sp.
Official name : Plectranthus sp.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(108)
Recipes : H(004) leaves of Plectranthus sp.(urgo) crushed and put on wounds.
H(108) leaves of Plectranthus sp.(damakasi) are crushed and the extract drunk for colds, or leaves are crushed and stuck in the nose to treat colds.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : damakasi
Poa annua L.
Official name : Poa annua L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Poa annua eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : marga
Poa leptoclada A. Rich.
Official name : Poa leptoclada A. Rich.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Poa leptoclada eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : marga
Prenanthes subpeltata Stebbins
Official name : Prenanthes subpeltata Stebbins
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) leaves of Prenanthes subpeltata are boiled and then put on swellings and bruises.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : anono
Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Official name : Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Amygdalus persica L.
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203), ONS de Prunus africana, rope; used to hang beehives.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : suke
Pteris catoptera Kunze
Official name : Pteris catoptera Kunze
Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Pteris catoptera eaten sometimes by cattle by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : kokosa
Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Official name : Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095); leaves of Rhamnus prinoides used to flavor beer and mead. Only used by Christians. Very bitter.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : gesho
Rhus sp.
Official name : Rhus sp.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Rhus sp. eaten by cattle by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : tadesa
Rhus sp.
Official name : Rhus sp.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food; children eat the sweet fruits of Rhus sp.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : tadesa
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Ricinus communis eaten by cattle, ONS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : kobo
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) seeds of Ricinus communis are crushed and the oil extracted to grease the pans for baking bread.
to soften leather. Fruits crushed and applied to leather to soften.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : kobo
Rubia cordifolia L.
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake spit that causes wounds. Root and leaves of Rubia cordifolia are chewed and then spit on the affected area.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Rubus steudneri Schweinf.
Official name : Rubus steudneri Schweinf.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Rubus steudnerii eaten especially by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : gora
Rubus steudneri Schweinf.
Official name : Rubus steudneri Schweinf.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Rubus steudnerii eaten by people.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : gora
Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Official name : Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(095), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Rumex nepalensis, eaten by cattle
Vb(104) leaves are crushed and given to livestock for stomach problems.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : shabee
Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Official name : Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) roots of Rumex nepalensis are crushed and eaten for stomach problems.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : shabee
Rumex sp.
Official name : Rumex sp.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), root of Rumex sp.(haberira) is crushed, and water added and drunk when somebody has an undiagnosed illness.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : haberira
Salvia merjamie Forssk.
Official name : Salvia merjamie Forssk.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Salvia merjamie eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ocota
Salvia merjamie Forssk.
Official name : Salvia merjamie Forssk.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), leaves of Salvia merjamie crushed and smeared on the body to treat any unknown or undiagnosed illness.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ocota
Salvia nilotica Juss. ex Jacq.
Official name : Salvia nilotica Juss. ex Jacq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Salvia nilotica eaten by cattle and mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ocota
Schefflera volkensii (Engl.) Harms
Official name : Schefflera volkensii (Engl.) Harms
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Schefflera volkensii eaten by cattle and colobus monkeys.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ansha
Sedum churchillianum Robyns & Boutique
Official name : Sedum churchillianum Robyns & Boutique
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) in former times used to poison Hyenas. The plant material is crushed and out in meat. This makes the Hyena weak and intoxicated so that it can be killed.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : angudula
Senecio sp.
Official name : Senecio sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095) Senecio sp. flowers visited by bees for honey
H(203) rope; to tie the main pole of the house. Very durable.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hagedena
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), Vc(095), plant of Solanum incanum eaten by cattle (leaves).and goats.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hiddi
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), H(104), roots of Solanum incanum chewed for stomach health and sudden pain.
H(092) poison; fruits are toxic.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hiddi
Solanum macracanthum A. Rich.
Official name : Solanum macracanthum A. Rich.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(104), root of Solanum macracanthum chewed for stomach problems.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hiddi
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Solanum nigrum eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : mijilo
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) children eat the fruits of Solanum nigrum
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : mijilo
Solanum sp.
Official name : Solanum sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(202)
Recipes : H(202) detergent; fruits were formerly boiled and used as detergent to wash cloths.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hiti'arbo
Sonchus bipontini Asch.
Official name : Sonchus bipontini Asch.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(003)
Recipes : V(003) Sonchus bipontin, used for swellings, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : galesimbira
Sonchus bipontini Asch.
Official name : Sonchus bipontini Asch.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) Sonchus bipontin, used for swellings, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : galesimbira
Sparmannia ricinocarpa (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Kuntze
Official name : Sparmannia ricinocarpa (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Kuntze
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Sparmannia ricinocarpa eaten by Giant forest hog.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hamoja
Stachys aculeolata Hook. f.
Official name : Stachys aculeolata Hook. f.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) Stephania abyssinica, to make a rope to tie the house posts.
H(203) Tools; to make containers for milking cows
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : kalala
Stipa dregeana Steudl.
Official name : Stipa dregeana Steudl.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Stipa dregeana eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : babala / babela
Streblochaete longiarista (A. Rich.) Pilg.
Official name : Streblochaete longiarista (A. Rich.) Pilg.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle and by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : garaba
Swertia sp.
Official name : Swertia sp.
Family : Gentillanaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of eaten by baboons.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Official name : Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095) fruits of Syzygium guineenseeaten by humans.
H(203) firewood.
Flowers for honey. Main honey source.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : badesa
Tagetes erecta L.
Official name : Tagetes erecta L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(039), V(092)
Recipes : Vb(039), used to treat cattle.Crush the leaves and put in the hole a worm made to kill the worms (botfly remedy).
Vb(092) poison; kills cattle when they eat it.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hada
Tagetes erecta L.
Official name : Tagetes erecta L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) poison; very bad for humans. If it gets in a wound it will expand
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hada
Thymus schimperi Ronniger
Official name : Thymus schimperi Ronniger
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Torilis arvensis (Huds.) Link
Official name : Torilis arvensis (Huds.) Link
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Torilis arvensis, eaten by animalsTorilis arvensis
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Tribulus terrestris L.
Official name : Tribulus terrestris L.
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Tribulus terrestris eaten by all animals.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ch'amare
Tribulus terrestris L.
Official name : Tribulus terrestris L.
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(202)
Recipes : H(202) toothbrusch
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ch'amare
Trifolium semipilosum Fresen.
Official name : Trifolium semipilosum Fresen.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : sedisa
Trifolium simense Fresen.
Official name : Trifolium simense Fresen.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Trifolium simense eaten by baboons.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Trifolium sp.
Official name : Trifolium sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Trifolium sp. eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Official name : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Triumfetta rhomboidea eaten by mountain nyala.(antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : amoja
Urera hypselodendron (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Wedd.
Official name : Urera hypselodendron (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Wedd.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Urera hypselodendron eaten by cattle and wildlife.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : halila
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : V(095), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Vernonia amygdalina eaten by cattle.
Vb(104) mash leaves and feed to cattle for stomach problems.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ebicha
Vernonia sp.
Official name : Vernonia sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Vb(095) leaves of Vernonia sp.(regi) are fed to cattle who have stomach problems to fatten them.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : regi
Vernonia sp.
Official name : Vernonia sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) poison; the hairs of Vernonia sp (kadara) can cause eye problems.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : kadara
Vernonia sp.
Official name : Vernonia sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : Vb(050), crush the leaves of Vernonia sp.( hevicha) and make an extract. Give cattle to drink when they are bloated.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hevicha
Veronica glandulosa Hochst. Ex Benth.
Official name : Veronica glandulosa Hochst. Ex Benth.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Veronica glandulosa eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : da'ta
Viola abyssinica Steud. Ex Oliv.
Official name : Viola abyssinica Steud. Ex Oliv.
Family : Violaceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) to soften leather. Leaves of Viola abyssinica are crushed to extract the juice, which is applied to hard leather.
H(203) to make ink. In former times Zehneria scabra was crushed and mixed with charcoal.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : dukunsha
Wahlenbergia silenoides Hochst. Ex A. Rich
Official name : Wahlenbergia silenoides Hochst. Ex A. Rich
Family : Campanulaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(104), roots of Withania somnifera are smashed or chewed like a carrot to treat stomach problems.
H(201) the leaves are burnt as incense as spiritual medicine.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : unso
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Zehneria scabra eaten especially by calves
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : alola