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Reference : HB 62

Author(s) : Botha, C.J., M.-L. Penrith
Title : Poisonous plants of veterinary and human importance in southern Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 119, pp. 549–558 (2008) doi:10.1016/j.jep.2008.07.022
Reference HB 62 has information about 30 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Abrus precatorius, plant poisonings that manifest with syndroms as diarrhoea for multispecies
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Albizia sp.
Official name : Albizia sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092), Albizia spp., plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system for ruminants with syndroms of hypersensitivity and convulsions
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cotula nigellifolia (DC.) K. Bremer & Humphries
Official name : Cotula nigellifolia (DC.) K. Bremer & Humphries
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : Vb(092) Cotula nigellifolia, plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of cattle with syndroms of disorientation, head pressing
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cucumis sp.
Official name : Cucumis sp.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Cucumis spp., plant poisonings that manifest with syndroms as diarrhoea for multispecies
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cynanchum sp.
Official name : Cynanchum sp.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092), Cynanchum spp., plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system for ruminants and horses with syndroms of hypersensitivity, , incoordination, convulsions and paralysis
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Datura sp.
Official name : Datura sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) Datura spp., plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of humans with syndroms of tremors, hallucinations, convulsions, mydriasis, gastro-intestinal signs
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Dipcadi glaucum (Burch. ex Ker Gawl.) Baker
Official name : Dipcadi glaucum (Burch. ex Ker Gawl.) Baker
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092), Dipcadi glaucum,plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of ruminants with syndroms of incoordination and diarrhoea
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Euphorbia mauritanica L.
Official name : Euphorbia mauritanica L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092), Euphorbia mauritanica., plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of cattle, sheep with syndroms of tremors +bloat and diarrhoea
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ficus ingens (Miq.) Miq.
Official name : Ficus ingens (Miq.) Miq.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : Vb(092) Ficus ingens, plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of cattle with syndroms of hyperaesthesia, ataxia, tremors, paddling
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ficus salicifolia Vahl
Official name : Ficus salicifolia Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : Vb(092) Ficus salicifolia, plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of cattle with syndroms of hyperaesthesia, ataxia, tremors, paddling
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Gnidia sp.
Official name : Gnidia sp.
Family : Thymelaeaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Gnidia spp., plant poisonings that manifest with syndroms as diarrhoea, emphysema for ruminants
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Helichrysum argyrosphaerum DC.
Official name : Helichrysum argyrosphaerum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Helichrysum argyrosphaerum , plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of ruminants with syndroms of amaurosis, paresis, paralysis
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ipomoea carnea Jacq ssp. Fistulosa (Mart. ex Choisy) D.F. Austin
Official name : Ipomoea carnea Jacq ssp. Fistulosa (Mart. ex Choisy) D.F. Austin
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Ipomoea carnea, plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of goats with syndroms of ataxia, head tremors, nystagmus
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Jatropha curcas, plant poisonings that manifest with syndroms as diarrhoea for multispecies
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Melia azedarach L.
Official name : Melia azedarach L.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) Melia azedarach, plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of humans with syndroms of tremors, dyspnoea, vomition, diarrhoea
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Melia azedarach L.
Official name : Melia azedarach L.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Melia azedarach, plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of animals with syndroms of tremors, dyspnoea, vomition, diarrhoea
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern AfricaZA
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Nicotiana glauca Graham
Official name : Nicotiana glauca Graham
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) Nicotiana glauca, plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of human with syndroms of incoordination, tremors, convulsions, dyspnoea
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Nicotiana glauca Graham
Official name : Nicotiana glauca Graham
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Nicotiana glauca, plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of ruminants, pigs with syndroms of incoordination, tremors, convulsions, dyspnoea
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Nierembergia linariifolia Graham
Official name : Nierembergia linariifolia Graham
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Nierembergia linariifolia, plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of cattle with syndroms of variety of nervous signs
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ornithogalum sp.
Official name : Ornithogalum sp.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Ornithogalum spp., plant poisonings that manifest with syndroms as diarrhoea, blindness for ruminants, horses
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ornithoglossum vulgare B. Nord.
Official name : Ornithoglossum vulgare B. Nord.
Family : Colchicaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Ornithoglossum vulgare, plant poisonings that manifest with syndroms as diarrhoea for sheep and goats
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Phalaris sp.
Official name : Phalaris sp.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Phalaris spp. , plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of ruminants with syndroms of staggers
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Official name : Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
Synonyms : Pteris aquilina L.
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Pteridium aquilinum, plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of horses, sheep with syndroms of tremors, incoordination
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Ricinus communis, plant poisonings that manifest with syndroms as diarrhoea for multispecies
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R. Br.
Official name : Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R. Br.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092), Cynanchum spp., plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system for ruminants and horses with syndroms of hypersensitivity, , incoordination, convulsions and paralysis
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth.
Official name : Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Sesbania punicea, plant poisonings that manifest with syndroms as diarrhoea, for multispecies
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Solanum lichtensteinii Willd.
Official name : Solanum lichtensteinii Willd.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Solanum lichtensteinii, plant poisonings that manifest with syndroms as diarrhoea for multispecies
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Solanum nigrum, plant poisonings that manifest with syndroms as diarrhoea for multispecies
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Solanum taitense Vatke
Official name : Solanum taitense Vatke
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Solanum tettense, plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of cattle with syndroms of loss of balance, epileptiform seizures
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Trachyandra sp.
Official name : Trachyandra sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Trachyandra spp. , plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of ruminants, horses, pigs with syndroms of progressive paresis and paralysis
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors