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Reference : HC 32

Author(s) : Carrière, M.
Title : Plantes de Guinée à l' usage des éleveurs et des véterinaires Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement département d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire. CIRAD-EMVT 10, rue Pierre-Curie 94704 Maisons-Alfort Cedex -France
Reference HC 32 has information about 243 plants :
Acacia ataxacantha DC.
Official name : Acacia ataxacantha DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(082), H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, bark of Acacia ataxacantha: soaked in boiling water, mouthwashes (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950).
H(082) respiratory diseases, leaves: fumigation, (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sofaraouéni,bonsoni, kora .(Malinké), boulé kogno. (Poular)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) inflorescences of Acanthospermum hispidum used against toothache, and as hemostatic (BURKILL, 1985).
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Guinea
Vernacular name :
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) arthritis and rheumatism., ONS. aqueous maceration, RNS. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : soulaka wani ("épine du Libanais")(Malinké), boulé bali ("épine du mouton") (Poular)
Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Official name : Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Spilanthes mauritiana (A. Rich. ex Pers.) DC. , Spilanthes filicaulis (Schumach. & Thonn.) C.D.Adams
Symptoms : H(103), H(124)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, H(124) hemostatic, inflorescences of Acmella caulirhiza, RNS. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kouloné, sila koné, wolèg bélen (Malinké)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(008), H(038), H(056), H(082), H(095), H(125), H(152), H(203)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(082) asthma, leaves, RNS. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(038) urinary disorders (H(152) hypotensive) (kidney, bladder), leaves, RNS. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(056) to facilitate the extraction of Guinea worm ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(095) edible fruit.
H(125) leaves of Adansonia digitata, diaphoretic properties (activate sweating), ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(203) bark: ropes.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : séda, sira.(Malinké) boki.(Poular), kiri. (Soussou), baobab.(French)
Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Official name : Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Nerium obesum Forssk. , Adenium somalense var. crispum Chiov. , Adenium honghel A.DC.
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) plant sometimes used as poison , RNS.(HC 29 Curasson 1938 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boulou kourané (Malinké), boulou kourouné, dindji pété.(Poular), kidi sarané (Soussou).
Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Official name : Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Nerium obesum Forssk. , Adenium somalense var. crispum Chiov. , Adenium honghel A.DC.
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) toxic plant for livestock.(HC 29 Curasson 1938 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boulou kourané (Malinké), boulou kourouné, dindji pété.(Poular), kidi sarané (Soussou).
Adenostemma perrottetii DC.
Official name : Adenostemma perrottetii DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis., plant of Adenostemma perrottetii , ONS., RNS. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : farmatouli, koumbé tiangol (Poular)
Afraegle paniculata (Schum.) Engl.
Official name : Afraegle paniculata (Schum.) Engl.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095) seeds of Afraegle paniculata oléagineuses.(receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(203) mucilage fruit serve to repair broken pottery.(receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sama loumourou ("citron de l'éléphant") (Malinké)
Aframomum sulcatum (Oliv. et Hanb.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sulcatum (Oliv. et Hanb.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) plant of Aframomum sulcatum, anthelmintic, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : yaya.(Malinké), gogo.(Poular), gogué.(Soussou), tohin.(Guerzé)
Aframomum sulcatum (Oliv. et Hanb.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sulcatum (Oliv. et Hanb.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : V(108)
Recipes : V(108) plant of Aframomum sulcatum, anthelmintic, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : yaya.(Malinké), gogo.(Poular), gogué.(Soussou), tohin.(Guerzé)
Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Official name : Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Pericopsis laxiflora (Benth.) Meeuwen , Ormosia laxiflora Benth.
Symptoms : H(103), H(109), H(203)
Recipes : H(103) dentition of children, leaves of Pericopsis laxiflora, infusion (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(109) leaves en application externe contre le lumbago.(receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(203) wooden for tool handles, drumsticks, coal.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kolo kolo, kolo (Malinké), koulo (Poular)
Afrotrilepis pilosa (Boeckeler) J. Raynal
Official name : Afrotrilepis pilosa (Boeckeler) J. Raynal
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) leaves of Afrotrilepis pilosa used for roof huts. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : nongoura (Kissi).
Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Official name : Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) wood carpentry, cabinetmaking, woodwork (resistant to insects and termites).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : lengué, lingué, lenké, linké, danga (Malinké)., lengué, lingué, linké.(Poular )
Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Official name : Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) leaves of Afzelia africana, feed (cattle, sheep, goats).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : lengué, lingué, lenké, linké, danga (Malinké)., lengué, lingué, linké.(Poular )
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Ageratum conyzoides is not palatable by animals, but does not appear toxic ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : koumbénin, koungbélèn, froufrou.(Malinké), nianio.(Kissi), kikalapourel, kikalapouri, koumbadougoula (mamou). (Poular), porto poé, fouri-fouri. (Soussou), blapapa, pèlèkpo.(Guerzé)
Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) forage (cattle, sheep, goats), leaves of Albizia adianthifolia
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : baneto, benato.(Malinké), wogoo.(Kissi), bandialan, bandiala, maronaye bandjara, maronaye, sanedia (Poular)., gbanhalapélé (Guerzé)
Albizia dinklagei (Harms) Harms
Official name : Albizia dinklagei (Harms) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) , wood: carpentry (portes, planches...); combustible.(HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ko-néré (Malinké), sanédia (Poular), kouré néri (Soussou).
Albizia ferruginea (Guill. & Perr.) Benth.
Official name : Albizia ferruginea (Guill. & Perr.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(202)
Recipes : H(014) against pimples, bark of Albizia ferruginea in decoction (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950) : 210).
H(202) leaves: toxiques; peuvent être utilisées comme savon (HC 29 Curasson 1938 )..
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : koula nété (Mamou) (Poular)., haahouné ghouyen (Guerzé).
Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Official name : Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), against cough, roots of Albizia zygia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : toumbénin, tombo ben, tomoubé , toumoughi), toumbou m'gouin (Kouroussa), tombodogbein (Siguiri).(Malinké), niassa, yassa.(Kissi), maronaye, foyé félou, moronaye, maronaye bané (Télimélé).(Poular), tombokani.(Soussou), gbangha (Guerzé)
Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Official name : Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), leaves of Albizia zygia: forage appreciated by cattle and small ruminants.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : toumbénin, tombo ben, tomoubé , toumoughi), toumbou m'gouin (Kouroussa), tombodogbein (Siguiri).(Malinké), niassa, yassa.(Kissi), maronaye, foyé félou, moronaye, maronaye bané (Télimélé).(Poular), tombokani.(Soussou), gbangha (Guerzé)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(001), H(020), H(068), H(104), H(116), H(166)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis,H(037) bronchitis, H(104) stomach disorders, H(000) antispasmodic, leaves of de Alchornea cordifolia,RNS. (Source: SPRA Forécariah).
H(068) vermifuge (splenomegaly). bark of Alchornea cordifolia, boiled and compresses applied (Source: SPRA Forécariah).
H(020) roots for snakebites. (Source: SPRA Forécariah).
H(116) regulates menstruation, ONS., RNS. (region of Beyla).(Source: SPRA Forécariah).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : koyiran, koguiran, koguira, koyira, koyen.(Malinké), tiowoulèn, tiolèn, towlèn.(Kissi), zikoye.(Toma), gargassaki, holenta.(Poular), bolonta.(Soussou), péléna, pléna.(Guerzé)
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) latex of Alstonia congensis, harmful to the eyes; can cause blindness ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tiendo (Kissi), léguéré (Poular), lapra, yolo (Guerzé).
Alternanthera nodiflora R. Br.
Official name : Alternanthera nodiflora R. Br.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Alternanthera nodiflora palatable by animals.( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : missinikoumbré (Malinké)
Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Official name : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Alternanthera repens O. Ktze.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, ONS of Alternanthera pungens provides a lotion applied on the head ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bonfou (Malinké).
Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Br. ex DC.
Official name : Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Br. ex DC.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), leaves: eatables of Alternanthera sessilis and réputées nourrissantes. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : missinikoumbré (Malinké), mého (Kissi)
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), leaves: eatables (Pobeguin, 1912 ).)
H(000) reddish varieties may have an horticultural interest (HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boron, moron, boro (Malinké)., fondoulo, fondoulo saman , fondoulo sankoura (Kissi)
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Amaranthus spinosus consumed as a vegetable or used as a condiment.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boulounonima (Malinké), fondolo-oungou (Kissi), touguématoumbé.(Soussou), gbo (Guerzé)
Amaranthus viridis L.
Official name : Amaranthus viridis L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Amaranthus viridis consumed as wild spinach.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boromonema (Malinké), fonollo (Kissi)
Amaranthus viridis L.
Official name : Amaranthus viridis L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Amaranthus viridis very palatable by animals
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boromonema (Malinké), fonollo (Kissi)
Amorphophallus abyssinicus (Rich.) N.E.Br.
Official name : Amorphophallus abyssinicus (Rich.) N.E.Br.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), tuber of Amorphophallus aphyllus consumable after cooking.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : foko-foko (Kissi), tinamou (Guerzé).
Amorphophallus aphyllus (Hook.) Hutch.
Official name : Amorphophallus aphyllus (Hook.) Hutch.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) tuber of Amorphophallus aphyllus: consumed after cooking
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Guinea
Vernacular name :
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095), edible seed of Anacardium occidentale (cashew).
H(095) false fruit ("apple") may enter into the composition of jams and fermented beverages (AUBREVILLE, 50)
H(203) whole plant: recommended for reforestation of coastal dunes (HA 99 Aubréville 1959 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : yalagué porto.(Poular), pommier cajou (French)
Andropogon fastigiatus Sw.
Official name : Andropogon fastigiatus Sw.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(095) Andropogon fastigiatus palatable to cattle at the vegetative stage.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : yayalèn ( Malinké), fougoulou, tièlbi. (Poular)
Andropogon gayanus Kunth
Official name : Andropogon gayanus Kunth
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : V(095) Andropogon gayanus, good forage (cattle, sheep, goats).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : Malinké: Bagbé, Gbagbé, Saa, Gbaga (Siguiri), Kondolo (Kissidougou). Béedèn (Kissi), dioban, ndioban (Poular), yobanyi, djobanyi, séké.(Soussou), yalipopo (Guerzé)
Anisophyllea laurina R. Br. ex Sabine
Official name : Anisophyllea laurina R. Br. ex Sabine
Family : Anisophylleaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Anisophyllea laurina, edible fruit.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kansi (Poular), kinsi, kantindi, kansi, kantingui (Soussou).
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(056), H(095)
Recipes : H(056) favor the extraction of Guinea worm. .
H(095) edible fruit.of Annona senegalensis
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sounsoun, sènsèn (Kissidougou) (Malinké), doukoumé (Poular), souiyi, sounyi, sougui (Soussou).
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Annona senegalensis ONS. sought by livestock.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sounsoun, sènsèn (Kissidougou) (Malinké), doukoumé (Poular), souiyi, sounyi, sougui (Soussou).
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(108), H(203), H(204)
Recipes : H(108) colds, bark of Anogeissus leiocarpa, infusion, VO.
H(203) wood framing (insect resistant); firewood. - - H(204) leaves: provide a yellow dye.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : krékété (Malinké), godioli (Poular)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhea in calves, roots:in infusion of Anogeissus leiocarpa (recipe Fulani herdsmen) (Pobeguin, 1912 )
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : krékété (Malinké), godioli (Poular)
Anthocleista procera Lepr. ex Bureau
Official name : Anthocleista procera Lepr. ex Bureau
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgatif, barks of Anthocleista procera, RNS.(Pobeguin, 1912 ).).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : demba iri, demba niouma, foréta débé, foréta lafira, kogan, kongan (Malinké), tchalé boundalé, tchalé boundalin.(Kissi), beïdho moïlo, beïdho moïdhio, bédomodio , béhidé modio ("la bonne nourricière") (Poular), dissa ouri, demba iri, khobodi guensa (Soussou), louloul
Antidesma venosum E.Mey. ex Tul.
Official name : Antidesma venosum E.Mey. ex Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruits of Antidesma venosum, eatables.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kéri, kéridiaoulé (Poular).
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), plant cultivated of Arachis hypogaea, collected and dried, the whole plant is an excellent supplemental forage during the dry season.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tiga (Poular)
Aspilia rudis Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Aspilia rudis Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(056), ONS of Aspilia rudis decoction is used to fight Guinea worm.( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : nianio (Kissi), ouéoué.(Toma)
Baissea multiflora A. DC.
Official name : Baissea multiflora A. DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(180)
Recipes : H(180) appendicitis, roots:de Baissea multiflorapowdered and mixed with food ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kondané nombo (Malinké).
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) contains an aromatic oil (can denature the milk) ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kébbé (Poular), kpakpatiyen (Guerzé).
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) consumed by all animals (including poultry), good nutritional value
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kébbé (Poular), kpakpatiyen (Guerzé).
Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Official name : Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) fruits of Bombax costatum contain a white fill (kapok) used to fill mattresses and cushions.
H(203) the wood used in the manufacture of household objects (softwood).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boumbou, boumou (Malinké), diohé, loukoun (Poular), lorongui (Soussou), kapokier à fleurs rouges (French)
Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Official name : Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) leaves and flowers:of Bombax costatum fallen to the ground are eaten by cattle.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boumbou, boumou (Malinké), diohé, loukoun (Poular), lorongui (Soussou), kapokier à fleurs rouges (French)
Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Official name : Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Family : Arecaceae
Synonyms : Borassus aethiopum Mart.
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095) fruit pulp of Borassus aethiopum edible
H(095) almond edible when young; hardens at maturity and provides a kind of vegetable ivory.
H(203) framing lumber (hardwood, resistant to insects and termites, inflexible).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sébé (Malinké), lébbé (Poular), rônier (French)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(203)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, bark of Bridelia ferruginea mixed with the flour of cassava (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950).
H(203) once used in Upper Guinea, to tint black pottery (Pobeguin, 1912 ).).
H(203) wood is recommended for the construction of granaries (impervious to termites).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : dafi sagba, saga, saba, saga lé , baboni (Malinké), dafi (Poular)
Brillantaisia owariensis P.Beauv.
Official name : Brillantaisia owariensis P.Beauv.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z) pain during pregnancy, roots of Brillantaisia nitens sometimes used in soups ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : pedjindo (Kissi).
Calopogonium mucunoides Desv.
Official name : Calopogonium mucunoides Desv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), plant of Calopogonium mucunoides appreciated by livestock
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : firi (Soussou)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) latex of Calotropis procera very caustic, harmful to eyes. Can be used to curdle milk, and depilatory skin.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : mpompompogolo, ngouyo (Malinké), pampam (Poular), roustonnier (French)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : Vb(092) Calotropis procera, toxic, for livestock
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Guinea
Vernacular name : mpompompogolo, ngouyo (Malinké), pampam (Poular), roustonnier (French)
Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Official name : Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) resin used to make torches (HA 99 Aubréville 1959 )., or in smoke to repel mosquitoes ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : dollo (Kissi), ghiémana (Konia).
Canthium venosum (Oliv.) Hiern
Official name : Canthium venosum (Oliv.) Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(092) Canthium venosum, toxic, for livestock (SPRA Lélouma)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Guinea
Vernacular name :
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(202), H(203)
Recipes : H(006) seeds of Carapa procera provide a purgative oil
H(202) seeds of Carapa procera can be used to make soap
H(203) hard wood, compact, immune to attack by insects and termites (carpentry, woodworks, carts...).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kobi, touloucouna (Malinké), gobi (Poular), gobi (Soussou).
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) leaves of Carapa procera, forage (small ruminants).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kobi, touloucouna (Malinké), gobi (Poular), gobi (Soussou).
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), H(103)
Recipes : H(095), fruit of Carissa edulis edible.
H(103) toothache, leaves: decoction and applied as a poultice (Pobeguin, 1912 ).).
H(203) used in hedge ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : souloukou tomboro, kouma kouma (Malinké), kamboro (Poular)
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(103)
Recipes : H(103) Leaves of Carissa edulis: boiled and applied as a poultice against teeth tooth (POBEGUIN, 1912).
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Guinea
Vernacular name :
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(008), H(095)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, decoction roots of Cassia alata
H(095) leaves and fruits: used in the manufacture of ink
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ko tambalèn (Malinké), yaya (Kissi), sendhyo ouel, sendyenguèl, senyamma (Poular), dartrier (French).
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(003), H(051), H(007)
Recipes : H(003) strains or sprains, leaves:applied compresses (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(007) leaves: diuretics, RNS.
H(051) roots: febrifuge, infusion or decoction (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : balambala, balombato (Malinké), tiélèn, tiga sourou (Poular)
Cassia podocarpa Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Cassia podocarpa Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(056)
Recipes : H(006) leaves of Cassia podocarpa purgatives (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(056) leaves as a poultice, to expel the Guinea worm.(receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : yéleuk (Poular), oungélé (Soussou), gwenmindiéghéyèn dée (Guerzé).
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(007), H(068), H(100), H(139), H(201)
Recipes : H(007) powerful diuretic, H(068) tenia, H(100) gonorrhea, H(139) aphrodisiac, barks and roots of Cassia sieberiana, RNS.
H(201) seeds: buried in the ground from a hut, they make unfaithful wives who lived' in this hut (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sindia (Malinké), sindia, sindion (Poular), bangboua, bamba (Soussou)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : V(068), V(095)
Recipes : V(068) young leaves of Cassia sieberiana anthelmintics properties
V(095) young leaves: palatable by animals; (TOURE, 1976).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sindia (Malinké), sindia, sindion (Poular), bangboua, bamba (Soussou)
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(006), H(013)
Recipes : H(006) purgative,H(013) infections of the skin and ulcers, leaves of Cassia obtusifolia, RNS.(receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tiga badi ("arachide du singe"), ouboulo (Poular).
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(078), H(095)
Recipes : H(078) leaves of Ceiba pentandra pulped and applied as a poultice to develop tumors
H(006) flowers: against constipation (Pobeguin, 1912 ).).
H(095) fruit: silky fluff surrounding. seeds (Kapok) is used to fill the bags.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bandan, bana-bandan, bousâna (Malinké), banda (Kissi), bantan, banatan (Poular), kondé (Soussou) ouyé, bana (Guerzé), fromager, kapokier à fleurs blanches.(French)
Ceratotheca sesamoides Endl.
Official name : Ceratotheca sesamoides Endl.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Synonyms : Sesamum heudelotii Stapf
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Ceratotheca sesamoides eatables.(HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : nama balé (Poular), salaroui (Soussou)
Chrysobalanus icaco L. subsp. Icaco
Official name : Chrysobalanus icaco L. subsp. Icaco
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Chrysobalanus icaco edible.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : groubé, moholo (Poular).
Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Synonyms : Cochlospermum niloticum Oliv.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscesses and boils, leaves of Cochlospermum tinctorium used to develop abscesses and boils ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tiriba, ourouba (Malinké), diaroundé (Poular), filiara guèsé (Soussou).
Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Synonyms : Cochlospermum niloticum Oliv.
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhea by calves, roots of Cochlospermum tinctorium infusion (Pobeguin, 1912 ).)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tiriba, ourouba (Malinké), diaroundé (Poular), filiara guèsé (Soussou).
Cocos nucifera L.
Official name : Cocos nucifera L.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Cocos nucifera edible.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : cocotier (French)
Coix lacryma-jobi L.
Official name : Coix lacryma-jobi L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Coix lacryma-jobi, very palatable to cattle and goats.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : forondo (Malinké), forondo (Poular), boggi, kali boggi (Soussou), larmes de Job (French: L).
Cola cordifolia R. Br.
Official name : Cola cordifolia R. Br.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Cola cordifolia children eat the sweet pulp that surrounds seeds (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : taba, ntaba, bambana taba (Malinké).
Cola laurifolia Mast
Official name : Cola laurifolia Mast
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203), barks:used to links (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : balinka, balinga, maninka, mananka (Malinké).
Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Official name : Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) Cola nitida, seeds ("Colanut"): tonic, stimulating
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ouoro, ouro, gouro (Malinké), kollo (Kissi), goro (Poular), kola (Soussou), togolowoulou (Guerzé), kolatier (French)
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), tuber of Colocasia esculenta edible (contains vitamins B and C).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : diabéré (Malinké), yabéré, diabéré, koko (Poular), bari, baré (Soussou), taro (French)
Combretum adenogonium Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Combretum adenogonium Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum fragrans F. Hoffm. , Combretum ghasalense Engl. & Diels
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Combretum fragrans species for bee (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sama m'bali (Malinké)., doki (Poular).
Combretum collinum Fresen.
Official name : Combretum collinum Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum hypopilinum Diels
Symptoms : H(000), H(008)
Recipes : H(000) roots: medicinal applications (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950).
H(008) diarrhea, leaves of Combretum collinum : maceration, RNS. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ouahia ouahia (Malinké), dooki (Poular).
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(108), H(124), H(203)
Recipes : H(108) colds, leaves of Combretum glutinosum: herbal tea
H(124) crushed and infused leaves for bleeding after circumcision (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950).
H(103) gum: sometimes used as amalgam on decaying teeth ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(203) wood handles for tools, wood heater.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : semba bali, demba, djamba, khattan , tiangara (Malinké), doki, kamafassa, dooki (Poular).
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(007), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(007) diuretics and H(051) febrifuges, leaves of Combretum micranthum, infusion ("Kinkéliba")
H(068) roots vermifuges, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : Malinké: Kofina, Bara oulé (1), Golobé (2), Kolobé (2), Singolobé (2). Poular: Kankaliba. Soussou: Kinkéliba.
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(007), H(051), H(095)
Recipes : H(007), H(051), H(095) leaves of Combretum micranthum: consumed everywhere in infusion ("Kinkéliba"), as coffee substitutes; H(007) diuretic properties and H(051) antipyretic
H(068) roots: deworming (decoction).
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Guinea
Vernacular name :
Combretum molle R. Br.
Official name : Combretum molle R. Br.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum microlepidotum Engl.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) whitlow, plunge the infected part in a decoction of leaves of Combretum molle ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : maniaka, ouamaka (Malinké).
Combretum nigricans Lepr. ex Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Combretum nigricans Lepr. ex Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum elliotii Engl. & Diels
Symptoms : H(135), H(186), H(215)
Recipes : H(135) digestive disorders, leaves: H(186) expectorant action; aqueous maceration ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(215) branches: placed in a water hole, they are supposed to attract fish and alligators at the surface, which would be greatly affected (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sembabalé, sembabali, sama , m'bali, diangara, tiankara (Malinké), karmafassa, doki, dooki (Poular), foubécine (Soussou)
Combretum paniculatum Vent.
Official name : Combretum paniculatum Vent.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, leaves of Combretum paniculatum, sitz bath ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : yari safiri (Poular), tantafili, founfounsaré (Soussou)
Combretum racemosum P. Beauv.
Official name : Combretum racemosum P. Beauv.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(095)
Recipes : H(068) young leaves of Combretum racemosum, anthelmintics, RNS.
H(095) flowers: melliferous (BURKILL, 1985)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tialédémou (Poular)
Combretum tomentosum G. Don
Official name : Combretum tomentosum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), cough. roots of Combretum tomentosum in maceration
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : safiri (Poular).
Connarus africanus Lam.
Official name : Connarus africanus Lam.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) bark of Connarus africanus in decoction,used to clean ulcers.( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sira-wonouon (Poular), séri-gbéli (Soussou).
Conocarpus erectus L.
Official name : Conocarpus erectus L.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, leaves of Conocarpus erectus in decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kinsi koundji ("captif du palétuvier") (Soussou), Petit Manglier, Palétuvier gris (French).
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095), fruitpulp of Cordia africana edible.
H(095) flowers: melliferous.
H(203), hard wood and resistant (woodwork). ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bamébani (Poular), sébastier d'Afrique (French).
Cordia myxa L.
Official name : Cordia myxa L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(054)
Recipes : H(054) sleeping sickness, leaves of Cordia myxa macérées (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : darama, daramé, ndécké, dégué daramba, tounké (Malinké).
Cordyla pinnata (Lepr. ex A. Rich.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Cordyla pinnata (Lepr. ex A. Rich.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Cordyla pinnata edible.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : dougoulo, doukoura, dougoura, dougouta, doura (Malinké).
Crateva adansonii DC
Official name : Crateva adansonii DC
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, barks at the base of the trunk of Crateva adansonii, RNS.(internal and external use) ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(095) leaves: used in cooking
H(203) to dye cloths in yellow (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : mongo iri, mogo iri, mogokoulou, mongokoulou, balasirani, banidiougou, gandolo, mougnien, sounamin (Malinké).
Crateva adansonii DC
Official name : Crateva adansonii DC
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) leafy twigs of Crateva adansonii very palatable by small ruminants
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : mongo iri, mogo iri, mogokoulou, mongokoulou, balasirani, banidiougou, gandolo, mougnien, sounamin (Malinké).
Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Official name : Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Rondeletia africana T. Winterb.
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(008), H(033), H(077)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, H(008) diarrhea, .H(077) vomiting, barks by maceration in cold water , RNS. (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(004) wounds of the head. roots of Crossopteryx febrifuga, decoction,RNS.
H(033) skin diseases; barks in decoction to make barren women fertile.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bélèn, ouala iri, wala iri, konkon (Kissidougou), balimba, balimbo, kienké (Malinké), bélendé (Poular), mékia (Forécariah).(Soussou)
Cussonia arborea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cussonia arborea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Araliaceae
Synonyms : Cussonia kirkii Seem. , Cussonia barteri Seem. , Cussonia djalonensis A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(202)
Recipes : H(202) wood ash of Cussonia arborea, mixed with oil of Carapa procera, used to make soap ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : Malinké: Bouloukountou (2). Poular: Bolokountou. Soussou: Bouloukountou (4).
Cyathula achyranthoides (Kunth) Moq.
Official name : Cyathula achyranthoides (Kunth) Moq.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(053)
Recipes : H(033), ONS. of Cyathula achyranthoides to improve the fertility of women (region of Nzerekore).
H(053) otitis, sap of the leaves is used as eardrops ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : poulahokogokolon (Guerzé)
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Official name : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : V(095), forage appreciated by cattle, sheep and goats.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : naragbada, naragbara (Malinké), doubourou leïdi (Poular), kokidéggé (Soussou)
Cyperus esculentus L.
Official name : Cyperus esculentus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Synonyms : Cyperus aureus Tenore
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), leaves of Cyperus esculentus applied as a compress against the migraine.( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : toki (Malinké)
Dactyladenia scabrifolia (Hua) Prance & F. White
Official name : Dactyladenia scabrifolia (Hua) Prance & F. White
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Dactyladenia scabrifolia edible.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kébé-fitoba, boïllé démon (Poular), kébé (Soussou).
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(068), H(095), H(203), H(208)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge bark of Daniellia oliveri, RNS. (SPRA Faranah)
H(095) barks are used to make beehives (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(203) resin: used as a torch
H(068) vermifuge, bark of Daniellia oliveri, RNS. (SPRA Faranah)
H(208) rresin: used as incenses
H(203) was once used to secure the tip of iron of the spear on the wood handle (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sandan, sana, sanan (Malinké)., tiéwé, tiéwi, tiéné, tiéri, kévé (Poular), ouloungui (Soussou).
Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruit of Detarium microcarpum edible.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tamanin, tambani, tamaninboro, tamanin badi, tambaboro, tamba (Malinké), pompodogo.(Poular)
Detarium senegalense J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Detarium senegalense J.F.Gmel.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruitpulp of Detarium senescabies nse, edible after cooking.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bolo, mboro, bodo (Malinké), boto (Poular)
Dialium guineense Willd.
Official name : Dialium guineense Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, barks of Dialium guineense, infusion , RNS. (HA 99 Aubréville 1959 ).
H(095) fruit pulp edible.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kofina (Malinké), méko, méeko, moké (Poular), moké (Soussou), wolo-hala.(Guerzé)
Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn.
Official name : Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) Dichrostachys cinerea analgesic properties, ONS, RNS. (SPRA Boké).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : transan wani, transan wanin, ntiligui, gliki-goro (Malinké), semboullo, semboulou (Kissi), boulé bété (Poular), tensé, senté, santé.(Soussou), lana (Guerzé), dadaye (Toma)
Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn.
Official name : Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), although palatable by small ruminants.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : transan wani, transan wanin, ntiligui, gliki-goro (Malinké), semboullo, semboulou (Kissi), boulé bété (Poular), tensé, senté, santé.(Soussou), lana (Guerzé), dadaye (Toma)
Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Official name : Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(095)
Recipes : H(095) bulbs of Dioscorea bulbifera eatables or toxiques depending on the variety (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(051) fruits: sometimes used against fever ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : dan-dan, dana, danda , guinfiné (Malinké), pouri-balé (Poular).
Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax
Official name : Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(126)
Recipes : H(095) tubers of Dioscorea dumetorum eatables after soaking and cooking (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(126) jaundice, tubers of Dioscorea dumetorum eatables after soaking and cooking ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boudé, odou (Malinké).
Dioscorea lecardii De Wild.
Official name : Dioscorea lecardii De Wild.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) tubers of Dioscorea lecardii eatables
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : dianfa saka (Malinké).
Dioscorea preussii Pax
Official name : Dioscorea preussii Pax
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) tuber: edible after soaking (15 days) and cooking (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(095) tuber: edible consommé uniquement en cas of disette ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : dénaforé (Malinké).
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(014), H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(006), leaves: purgatives infusion
H(014) scabies , bark of roots, decoction (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(095) edible fruit.
H(203) wood: sleeves of knives, rifle butt (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : dabakala sounsou, sounsoufi (Malinké), nelbi (Poular)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) pericarp provides "palm oil," popular in Guinea;; also used in soap industry
H(095) palmwine (fermented juice) been an important trade.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tin, tintoulou, toulou-oulé (Malinké), wanvo (Kissi), tougui (Soussou), tô, towoulou (Guerzé), ouô.(Toma), palmier à huile (French)
Elephantopus mollis Kunth
Official name : Elephantopus mollis Kunth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038), against inflammation of the genital tract, ONS., RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : koumbéléba (Kissi), herbe à vache (French)
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : V(095); palatable grass of Eleusine indica for all animals.
V(101) roots: used to treat foot rot (SPRA Faranah).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : trassa, tarassa, tièmbi, bintirima, gbintima (Malinké), tayondo (Kissi), siguiri, diandiali.(Poular), tiguilini, siguirigni (Coyah), sékédi (Forécariah). (Soussou), gbénéwoulou. (Guerzé)
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(034)
Recipes : H(004) bark of roots of Entada abyssinica decoction, used to treat wounds (female circumcision)
H(034) chest pain, roots of Entada abyssinica (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950):)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : diarakama, yankama, niamakala, burnin, iren (Faranah) (Malinké), dialankama, diélikamba, Iagama bouda, mbouda, nbouda (Poular).
Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada sudanica Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) bark of Entada africana abortifacient, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ialam kamban, saman néréni, didi diamba, samannéré (Malinké), mbouda, bouda (Poular)
Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada sudanica Schweinf.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), leaves of Entada africana in forage
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ialam kamban, saman néréni, didi diamba, samannéré (Malinké), mbouda, bouda (Poular)
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(113), H(139), H(203)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, bark of Erythrina senegalensis crushed and mixed with chilli, RNS. (HA 99 Aubréville 1959 ).
H(139) wood of Erythrina senegalensis chewed as an aphrodisiac
H(203) whole plant: for hedges or fences.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : lérou, léroung, timéba, timini, ntimousso (Malinké), botiola, n'botiola, mbotiola, botioula, mbolotiola, bodiola (Poular), arbre corail (French)
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(039) bark of Erythrina senegalensis , deworming for animals, RNS. (SPRA Dinguiraye)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : lérou, léroung, timéba, timini, ntimousso (Malinké), botiola, n'botiola, mbotiola, botioula, mbolotiola, bodiola (Poular), arbre corail (French)
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(092), H(203)
Recipes : H(203) wood: resistant to borers..
H(203), H(092) bark of Erythrophleum guineense: propriétés tannantes; contient un poison violent (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950):)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tali, téli, talifi (Malinké), kondo (Kissi), téli (Poular), méli (Soussou).
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) leaves of Erythrophleum suaveolens, toxic to livestock.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tali, téli, talifi (Malinké), kondo (Kissi), téli (Poular), méli (Soussou).
Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Official name : Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides (Lam.) Zepernick & Timler
Symptoms : H(001), H(092), H(095)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis purulente Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides, juice of barks (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(095) seeds used as a spice (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(092) barks crushed, used to sleep in and catch fish (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : houo (Malinké), boulé barkélé (Poular)
Fegimanra afzelii Engl.
Official name : Fegimanra afzelii Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Fegimanra afzelii edible.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : fandié garendyé (Soussou)
Ficus dicranostyla Mildbr.
Official name : Ficus dicranostyla Mildbr.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) young leaves of Ficus dicranostyla edible.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : soro, sourou, séré fing (Kankan) (Malinké), sucé (Poular).
Ficus glumosa Del.
Official name : Ficus glumosa Del.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095), figs of Ficus glumosa:eatables.
H(203) sap used to dye the leather.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : séré (Malinké).
Ficus glumosa Del.
Official name : Ficus glumosa Del.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), leaves of Ficus glumosa consumed by cattle.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : séré (Malinké).
Ficus ingens (Miq.) Miq.
Official name : Ficus ingens (Miq.) Miq.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : V(002), figs of Ficus ingens given to cows to make them have milk.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tourou, séré tourou, (Malinké), ibbé (Poular)
Ficus natalensis subsp. leprieurii (Miq.) C.C. Berg
Official name : Ficus natalensis subsp. leprieurii (Miq.) C.C. Berg
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) leaves of Ficus natalensis palatable by animals.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : warnana, warnana nonko (Poular)
Ficus vallis-choudae Delile
Official name : Ficus vallis-choudae Delile
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(204)
Recipes : H(095) figs of Ficus vallis-choudae eatables
H(204) barks: formerly a cloth (AUDRU, 1985)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ibbé, yibbé, guibbé (Poular).
Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Official name : Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(092), H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Flueggea virosa edible
H(092) barks: would be toxic. (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : barin barin, kouindié, souroukou guégué (Malinké).
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), young leaves of Gardenia ternifolia palatable by small ruminants.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bourèn (Malinké), bossé (Poular)
Gongronema latifolium Benth.
Official name : Gongronema latifolium Benth.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(091) twigs of Gongronema latifolium infusion given to newborns to grow up quickly.
H(104) twigs of Gongronema latifoliuminfusion, against stomach ache
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : nyiniya kpomo (Guerzé).
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(007) diuretics and H(051) febrifuges, leaves of Guiera senegalensis , infusion (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(095) leaves, decoction, are used by women to wash the milking gourds, to have a lot of cream (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(037), H(173),decoction, leaves in decoction against chest diseases and leprosy (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : koumbani, koumbéné, koungbénèn, koumgbénin, kongouélé, koundié, kougnié (Malinké), guélodi, mamanguélodi, yéloko, yéloki(Poular)
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : H(091), H(095)
Recipes : H(091) leaves of Cleome gynandra, rich in vitamin C ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(095) leaves of Cleome gynandra: sometimes used in sauces (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : nonsél, passo ni kouna (Malinké)
Hannoa undulata (Guill. & Perr.) Planch.
Official name : Hannoa undulata (Guill. & Perr.) Planch.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(095), H(202)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, leaves of Hannoa undulata herbal tea,
H(095) edible fruit.
H(202) oilseeds used to make soap (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : diafrékété, fongo-fonga (Dabola), komon (Kankan), diafoula-té, diafouléké, diafréléké (Malinké), kolonso (Poular).
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice, fruit and bark of Harungana madagascariensis RNS.
H(126) jaundice, fruit and barks, internal deworming, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : soungalanèn, soumbala dion, soubalaguiri (Malinké), diouwo (Kissi), soungala, soumgala, soumbala (Poular), wobé, wobé-siné (Soussou), lolo (Guere)
Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Official name : Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Ozoroa insignis Del.
Symptoms : H(002), H(008), H(018), H(068)
Recipes : H(002) galactogenic, leaves of Ozoroa insignis: crushed and macerated ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(008) dysentery, H(018) migraine, H(068) vermifuge, roots, RNS. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kalakari (Malinké).
Heliotropium indicum L.
Official name : Heliotropium indicum L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea., H(051) febrifuge, whole plant of Heliotropium indicum in decoction ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : nasinko (Malinké).
Hexalobus monopetalus (A. Rich.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Hexalobus monopetalus (A. Rich.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria monopetala A. Richard.
Symptoms : H(095), H(186), H(203)
Recipes : H(095),sweet fruit of Hexalobus monopetalus, edible
H(186) expectorant , leaves of Hexalobus monopetalus in decoction ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(203) wood for rifle butt (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 )., and sleeves of knives (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : fougagna, fouagnan, fouagnangnou, koundié (Malinké), boïlé bourou (Poular)
Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Official name : Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) plant of Hibiscus esculentus used in sauces, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : gban, gouan (Malinké), tako, takou (Poular), soulogni, soulégni (Soussou), gombo (French)
Holarrhena africana DC.
Official name : Holarrhena africana DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Holarrhena floribunda (G. Don) Dur. & Schinz
Symptoms : H(013), H(051), H(152), H(090)
Recipes : H(013) bark of Holarrhena floribunda used against diseases of the skin (SPRA Koundara)
H(051) paludism, bark of Holarrhena floribunda, substitute of quinine (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(152) hypotensive properties, H(090) cardiodepressant, whole plant: contains an acting alkaloid , RNS. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kouna sana, noumou soro, noumouké soulou (Malinké), eindhama, indamma, gaoulen (Poular), yété (Soussou)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(108), H(203)
Recipes : H(018) headaches, burned twigs of Hymenocardia acida , coal is crushed and used in friction (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950).
H(108) colds, roots: mixed with chili (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950).
H(203), barks for tanning; used to color in red brown tissues of raffia (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bran-bran, djègbé, tassala iri, timani, toumani, toumanibé, yèkbé, digbé (Kissidougou), guègbé (Faranah), tanioro, tanioro irigni (Malinké), pélitoro, pénitoro (Poular), barambara, baran bara, mérémérigny (Soussou).
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), leaves of Hymenocardia acida, palatable by animals.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bran-bran, djègbé, tassala iri, timani, toumani, toumanibé, yèkbé, digbé (Kissidougou), guègbé (Faranah), tanioro, tanioro irigni (Malinké), pélitoro, pénitoro (Poular), barambara, baran bara, mérémérigny (Soussou).
Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees) Stapf
Official name : Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), young plant of Hyparrhenia rufa are palatable to livestock.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : fougouli (Poular)
Hyparrhenia welwitschii (Rendle) Stapf
Official name : Hyparrhenia welwitschii (Rendle) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Hyparrhenia welwitschii palatable to cattle at the vegetative stage.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kassa (Malinké), kpala (Kissi), gbali (Guerzé)
Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.
Official name : Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Imperata cylindrica var. africana (Andersson) C.E. Hubb.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) regrowths of Imperata cylindrica palatable to cattle.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : lolin, loli (Malinké), solondo (Kissi), soodhio, sodyo (Poular), solonyi, soloonyi (Soussou)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(103)
Recipes : H(095), tuber of Ipomoea batatas edible.
H(095) leaves:rich in vitamins and minerals; sometimes eaten when young.
H(095) leaves, used against intercostal pain (external application)
H(103) toothache leaves for mouthwash..
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ousso, kinkio (Malinké), pania (Kissi), oussé (Poular), ouré (Soussou). patate, patate douce (French)
Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Official name : Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(030), H(095)
Recipes : H(030) expulsion of the placenta, leaves of Ipomoea involucrata in decoction
H(095) leaves of Ipomoea involucrata eaten as wild spinach
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : gpandia polo (Kissi), lofolofo (Toma)
Ischaemum rugosum Salisb.
Official name : Ischaemum rugosum Salisb.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), Ischaemum rugosum palatable to livestock.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : diatikolo, sarinkan koundoun (Siguiri).(Malinké), kakal kalé (Poular)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(202)
Recipes : H(006) seeds of Jatropha curcas, purgative in small doses (2 or 3 seeds), but toxic beyond (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(202) oilseeds of Jatropha curcas; serves to make burning oil and H(202) soap (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : banin, kadi (Dinguiraye) (Malinké), kidi (Poular), baha, barhané (Soussou), pourguère (French)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(068), V(091)
Recipes : V(068), V(091) bark of Jatropha curcas used in the preparation of "touppal" tonic drink and deworming for animals
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : banin, kadi (Dinguiraye) (Malinké), kidi (Poular), baha, barhané (Soussou), pourguère (French)
Justicia flava (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Justicia flava (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Justicia flava eaten as a vegetable.( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : negbé-negbé (Malinké), yokbo (Kissi), gbéléouélé la ziléhilé (Guerzé)
Justicia ladanoides Lam.
Official name : Justicia ladanoides Lam.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Justicia ladanoides, eatables
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : negbé, ningbé (Malinké), bendou, kpendo (Kissi).
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(088), H(203)
Recipes : H(051) febrifuge, H(088) astringent, bark of Khaya senegalensis , RNS. (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(068) barks, intestinal deworming, RNS. (SPRA Koundara).
H(068) vermifuge barks , RNS.(SPRA Faranah).
H(203) barks: used to tan hides
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : diala (Malinké), yalando (Kissi), kahi, (Poular), caïlcédrat, acajou du Sénégal (French).
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : V(054)
Recipes : V(054) horse and donkey trypanosomiasis bark of Khaya senegalensis , RNS. (LARRAT, 1939).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : diala (Malinké), yalando (Kissi), kahi, (Poular), caïlcédrat, acajou du Sénégal (French).
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(091)
Recipes : H(008) bark of Kigelia africana antidysenteric properties (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(091) pulpfruit in decoction is given to young girls before puberty to promote healthy development of their breasts ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : limbi-lamba, touda, lemba, limbi, lamban, dindon (Malinké), touda (Soussou), saucissonnier (French).
Landolphia dulcis (Sabine) Pichon
Official name : Landolphia dulcis (Sabine) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(113)
Recipes : H(002) promotes breastfeeding, bark of Landolphia dulcis: in decoction and applied against the chest ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(113) arthritis, roots in decoction ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : pooré kandoukou, adhia.(Poular), ouengi , wenyi (Soussou).
Landolphia heudelotii A. DC.
Official name : Landolphia heudelotii A. DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Landolphia heudelotii , edible (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(203) latex: provides an excellent rubber.(HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : gohine (Malinké), pooré, pooré kodoudou, pooré laamodé, pooré lammoudou (Poular), foré (Soussou).
Landolphia hirsuta (Hua) Pichon
Official name : Landolphia hirsuta (Hua) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, bark of Landolphia hirsuta in decoction, used in enemas ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(095) fruit of Landolphia hirsuta, edible.(HA 99 Aubréville 1959 ).
H(203) latex: provides a lower quality of rubber (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : mourtégue (Poular), bonklé, bonkhé (Soussou).
Lannea acida A. Rich.
Official name : Lannea acida A. Rich.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Odina acida (A. Rich.) Oliv.
Symptoms : H(095), H(103)
Recipes : H(103) bark of Lannea acida in decoction, against dental caries ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(095) edible fruit. (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bembé nougou (Malinké)., tiouko, yiouko tioli, thionlli, touko (Poular).
Lannea acida A. Rich.
Official name : Lannea acida A. Rich.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Odina acida (A. Rich.) Oliv.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), foliage of Lannea acida palatable by animals.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bembé nougou (Malinké)., tiouko, yiouko tioli, thionlli, touko (Poular).
Lannea microcarpa Engl. & Krause
Official name : Lannea microcarpa Engl. & Krause
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Lannea microcarpa edible (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(095) used to make a fermented drink ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(203) barks, to make ropes (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bembé (Malinké), karfaillé, pébouillé, touko (Poular).
Lannea nigritana (Scott-Elliot) Keay
Official name : Lannea nigritana (Scott-Elliot) Keay
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(202)
Recipes : H(091), inner layer of the bark of Lannea nigritana is used to restore muscle tone (massages). ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(202) ash wood is used to make soap. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bembé (Malinké), lokouré (Soussou).
Lannea velutina A. Rich.
Official name : Lannea velutina A. Rich.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, roots: of Lannea velutina powdered and decoction ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(095) edible fruit (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(203) wood is used to make planks, dishes (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bembé (Malinké), tiouko, tiouko niadouko, tiouko niabé (Poular).
Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Leptadenia lancifolia (Schumach & Thonn.) Decne.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, roots of Leptadenia hastata by maceration ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : son-niougou (Malinké), safato (Poular)
Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Leptadenia lancifolia (Schumach & Thonn.) Decne.
Symptoms : V(112x)
Recipes : Veq(112x), whole plant of Leptadenia hastata have a contraceptive effect in jument. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : son-niougou (Malinké), safato (Poular)
Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Official name : Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, whole plant of Leucas martinicensis in decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : dassi dadala (Malinké)
Lonchocarpus sericeus (Poir.) Kunth ex DC.
Official name : Lonchocarpus sericeus (Poir.) Kunth ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(092), H(203)
Recipes : H(092) fruit of Lonchocarpus sericeus contains a violent poison (HA 99 Aubréville 1959 ).
H(203) seeds: fort pouvoir tinctorial (HA 99 Aubréville 1959 ).
H(203) bois pour piliers, montants and cadres of portes (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : m'bembé (Malinké).
Lophira lanceolata Van Tiegh. ex Keay
Official name : Lophira lanceolata Van Tiegh. ex Keay
Family : Ochnaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(103x), H(202), H(203)
Recipes : H(068) bark of Lophira lanceolata polyvalent wormer(SPRA Faranah)..
H(103x) shoot: used toothbrush.
H(202) oilseed contains an oil that is used to make soap (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(203) wood: used for the manufacture of mortars
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : mana, manan (Faranah), méné ( (Malinké), manando (Kissi), malanga (Poular), méné, gbéssé (Forécariah), mana (Guerzé).
Loudetia arundinacea (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Steud.
Official name : Loudetia arundinacea (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Steud.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Loudetia arundinacea, perennial grass eaten by cattle in the seedling stage.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : dourou (Poular)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Mangifera indica eaten fresh (end of dry season);
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : mankolo (Kissi), mango (Soussou).mpanguier (French)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), tuber of Manihot esculenta eaten raw, cooked, or ground into flour.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : manankou, banankou (Malinké), bantara (Poular)., yoka (Soussou), manioc (French)
Margaritaria discoidea (Baill.) G.L. Webster
Official name : Margaritaria discoidea (Baill.) G.L. Webster
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(045), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) anti diarrheal, bark of Margaritaria discoidea, RNS. (SPRA Guéckédou) .
H(045) leaves: applied on wounds as a vulnerary (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(068) vermifuge, bark of Margaritaria discoidea, RNS.(SPRA Faranah)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : baakonkon, kéri (Malinké), kéeri, kéri (Poular), mété (Soussou), tiho. (Guerzé), bakho boulou (Konia)
Markhamia tomentosa (Benth.) K. Schum. ex Engl.
Official name : Markhamia tomentosa (Benth.) K. Schum. ex Engl.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) diseases of the skin and the scabies , leaves and bark of Markhamia tomentosa , RNS. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kafawandou (Poular)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(095), H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, infections and abscesses buccaux, leaves of Maytenus senegalensis in decoction RNS. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(095) flowers: melliferous. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : gbéké, toré, tolé, n'gouéké, guégué, gogué, kada (Malinké), yhiel gotel, dialgoti (Poular).
Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Official name : Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Nauclea africana Willd.
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(203)
Recipes : H(014) pimples (for external use), H(051) fever (internal use), leaves of Mitragyna inermis, RNS. (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(051) fever , barks, RNS. (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950).
H(203) wood used to make boards for students to write (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : diou (Malinké), kondi, komdi (Poular)
Mitragyna stipulosa (DC.) O. Ktze
Official name : Mitragyna stipulosa (DC.) O. Ktze
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Hallea stipulosa (DC.) Leroy
Symptoms : H(051), H(203)
Recipes : H(051) bark of Mitragyna stipulosa, febrifuge properties, RNS.(HA 99 Aubréville 1959 ).
H(203) leaves: used packaging
H(203) wood: used for carpentry and cabinetmaking ("Bahia").
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : popo, bobo (Malinké), popo, bobo (Poular), fofo (Soussou).
Monotes kerstingii Gilg
Official name : Monotes kerstingii Gilg
Family : Dipterocarpaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, decoction of barks:, RNS. (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : g'bré g'bré, bérébéré, koukourou (Malinké), louga (Poular)
Morinda geminata DC.
Official name : Morinda geminata DC.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) diseases of the chest, leaves of Morinda geminata, infusion (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ouanda, ouoro (Malinké).
Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Official name : Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus russeggeri Schweinf. , Sarcocephalus latifolius (Smith) Bruce , Sarcocephalus esculentus Afzel. ex Sabine
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(095)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves: decoction and infusion (SPRA Kouroussa)
H(051) febrifuge, leaves: decoction and infusion (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(095) fruits of Nauclea latifolia eatables (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : badi, badigrin, doundou, marilin, badou, baro, bati (Malinké), koulondo, wouroundo, nando (Kissi), doundouké (Poular), doundaré, doundaké (Soussou)
Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Official name : Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus russeggeri Schweinf. , Sarcocephalus latifolius (Smith) Bruce , Sarcocephalus esculentus Afzel. ex Sabine
Symptoms : V(006), V(091)
Recipes : V(006) fights constipation and improves metabolism, roots of Nauclea latifolia by maceration, (SPRA Forécariah).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : badi, badigrin, doundou, marilin, badou, baro, bati (Malinké), koulondo, wouroundo, nando (Kissi), doundouké (Poular), doundaré, doundaké (Soussou)
Nauclea pobeguinii (Pobéguin ex Pellegr.) Petit
Official name : Nauclea pobeguinii (Pobéguin ex Pellegr.) Petit
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus pobeguinii Pobéguin ex Pellegr.
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(051) fever, leaves of Nauclea pobeguinii decoction, (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(095) edible fruit. (HA 99 Aubréville 1959 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ko-badi (Malinké), dountiangol (Poular).
Nelsonia canescens (Lam.) Spreng.
Official name : Nelsonia canescens (Lam.) Spreng.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Nelsonia canescens palatable by small ruminants.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sanin nako ("selles du lapin").(Malinké), landa niari (Poular).
Neocarya macrophylla (Sabine) Prance
Official name : Neocarya macrophylla (Sabine) Prance
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari macrophylla Sabine
Symptoms : H(068), H(095)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge, fruit of Neocarya macrophylla sold in markets ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(095) edible fruit. (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : néoudi, niamoui (Poular), bansouma (Soussou).
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(092), H(203)
Recipes : H(020) snake bites, roots of Newbouldia laevis ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(092) roots, contain a poison (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(203) whole plant:used to make fences (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kinkin (Malinké), soukoudé (Poular), kinki (Soussou).
Oncoba spinosa Forssk.
Official name : Oncoba spinosa Forssk.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) roots of Oncoba spinosa to make drug.(HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ko bara ni (Malinké), arbre aux tabatières ( French).
Ostryoderris stuhlmannii (Taub.) Dunn ex Harms
Official name : Ostryoderris stuhlmannii (Taub.) Dunn ex Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Xeroderris stuhlmannii (Taub.) Mendonça & Sousa
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) violent action of Xeroderris stuhlmannii on the intestine; loss of sight. (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : missa amandan, mousso sana, mansarin guénou, fougou (Malinké).
Oxytenanthera abyssinica (A. Rich.) Munro
Official name : Oxytenanthera abyssinica (A. Rich.) Munro
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) pain of stomach, leaves of Oxytenanthera abyssinica decoction (SPRA Dinguiraye).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bô, bôo (Malinké), kéwé (Poular), tatan, Tatami, Fatan (Mamou) (Soussou), bô. (Guerzé), bô boulou (Konia), bambou (French)
Oxytenanthera abyssinica (A. Rich.) Munro
Official name : Oxytenanthera abyssinica (A. Rich.) Munro
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) seedlings of Oxytenanthera abyssinica palatable by cattle and small ruminants.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bô, bôo (Malinké), kéwé (Poular), tatan, Tatami, Fatan (Mamou) (Soussou), bô. (Guerzé), bô boulou (Konia), bambou (French)
Pachystela brevipes (Baker) Engl.
Official name : Pachystela brevipes (Baker) Engl.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Pachystela brevipes edible (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : koacé, koussé (Malinké).
Pachystela pobeguiniana Pierre ex Lecomte
Official name : Pachystela pobeguiniana Pierre ex Lecomte
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Pachystela pobeguiniana edible (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ko-cé, domba oroko, sara nomhouré (Malinké).
Palisota hirsuta (Thunb.) K. Schum.
Official name : Palisota hirsuta (Thunb.) K. Schum.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) surdité, ONS.of Palisota hirsuta , RNS.( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bhorkpoulana (Guerzé).
Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth. subsp. mobola (Oliv.) R. A. Graham
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Ffruit of Parinari curatellifolia edible.(HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tamba, toutou, toutou kouma (Malinké:), koura dombi (Poular).
Parinari excelsa Sabine
Official name : Parinari excelsa Sabine
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(045), H(095)
Recipes : H(045) healing, especially during the circumcision , bark of Parinari excelsa pilée in maceration, local application and chewed, (Pobeguin, 1912 ).).
H(095) edible fruit.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : gballo (Kissi), kora (Malinké), koura, sibon (Poular), sougué (Soussou)
Parkia biglobosa ( Jacq.) R.Br. ex G. Don
Official name : Parkia biglobosa ( Jacq.) R.Br. ex G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Parkia clappertoniana Keay
Symptoms : H(068), H(094), H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit: pulpe edible; gives a refreshing drink after fermentation.
H(095) kitchen grease, seeds: fermented and roasted ("soumara") (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(094) hemorrhoids,infused roots, (sitz bath) (SPRA Faranah).
H(068) vermifuge, barks: pulverized and sieved, RNS. (SPRA Forécariah).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : néré, mété (Malinké), nété (Poular), néri (Soussou), méné (Guerzé)
Paspalum scrobiculatum L.
Official name : Paspalum scrobiculatum L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), Paspalum scrobiculatum grass palatable to livestock.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : borombia, boromhiya (Malinké), bilkollo (Kissi), barabia, barabiya, kenké sama (Poular), maléférèn, maléféné, tamidi (Kindia).(Soussou), borombia (Konia)
Pentadesma butyracea Sabine
Official name : Pentadesma butyracea Sabine
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095),seeds of Pentadesma butyracea provides food fat by grinding and cooking.(HA 99 Aubréville 1959 ).
H(203) wood: used for the masts of boats and to make oars HA 99 Aubréville 1959 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : krindia (Malinké), lami (Soussou).
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Persea americana, cultivated tree throughout Guinea, edible fruit.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : pya (Malinké, Kissi, Poular, Soussou), avocatier (French)
Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell
Official name : Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) diseases of the chest, leaves and twigs: decoction of Phyllanthus muellerianus
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tri (Malinké).
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(203)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, dried roots of Piliostigma thonningii, crushed and powdered, RNS (SPRA Forécariah)..
H(051), fever, young leaves, RNS. (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(203), barks used to make links and ropes (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : niama, niaman, ngniama, ngniaman, podo (Dabola), poro (Faranah), niama bâ , niama tiéni (Malinké)., toninawo, mauro (Kissi), barké (Poular), yorogué, yorigué, yorokoï, yorokoé, torugé (Soussou), nohlo (Guerzé)
Polycarpaea corymbosa (L.) Lam. var. corymbosa
Official name : Polycarpaea corymbosa (L.) Lam. var. corymbosa
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(051) fever ONS. of Polycarpaea corymbosa, infusion , RNS. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : dougoumayetele, goumania (Malinké).
Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.
Official name : Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(103), H(203)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, decoction of roots (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(068) vermifuge, bark, RNS. (SPRA Faranah).
H(203) is used to coagulate the rubber latex, pounded leaves (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(203) hard and rot wood used to make hoe handles (HA 41 Aubreville, de la référence VC 01 bis
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : gbélèng, bélèn, guélé, guélé n'dou (Malinké), tiélèn, kiélé, tiéléné (Poular), kholonyi (Soussou), bouyounou boulou (Konia)
Pseudospondias microcarpa (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Pseudospondias microcarpa (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice, resin of bark of Pseudospondias microcarpa, RNS. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(095) pulp of fruit, edible . (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : doréké (Malinké), dologa, n'dologa (Poular).
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastric disorders, leaves of Psidium guajava infusion, RNS. (SPRA Forécariah).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kobé (Soussou), goyavier (French)
Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name : Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : V(149)
Recipes : V(149) to prevent drying of the third stomach of ruminants , ONS., RNS. (SPRA Dalaba).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kéti diankouma, kitidiankouma, karédiangouma, karidiakouma (Malinké), kéti, kéeti, kéeti diankouma (Poular), kobéra-firé (Soussou)
Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Official name : Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
Synonyms : Pteris aquilina L.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, bud of Pteridium aquilinum in decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kossé, Sankan (Kissidougou).(Malinké), koumto (Kissi), gbogolowoulou, gbowolowoulou, gbologola (Guerzé)
Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Official name : Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(068), H(203)
Recipes : H(022) leaves of Pterocarpus erinaceus used to facilitate childbirth (SPRA Kankan).
H(068) vermifuge, bark of Pterocarpus erinaceus, RNS (SPRA Faranah)
H(203) wood: carpentry (furniture, woodworks, mortars...).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : gbèn, bèn, gbènè (Kissidougou), m'gouin (Malinké), kouélo, koïlo kouéla (Kissi), bani, bani dané, bani balhé, banigué, bary (Poular), kari, karé, karinyi, karenyi (Soussou), gbé (Guerzé), palissandre du Sénégal (French: )
Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Official name : Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(038), V(095)
Recipes : V(038) urinary disorders, bark of Pterocarpus erinaceus, RNS. (SPRA Forécariah).
V(095) leaves palatable by animals.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : gbèn, bèn, gbènè (Kissidougou), m'gouin (Malinké), kouélo, koïlo kouéla (Kissi), bani, bani dané, bani balhé, banigué, bary (Poular), kari, karé, karinyi, karenyi (Soussou), gbé (Guerzé), palissandre du Sénégal (French: )
Raphia sudanica A. Chev.
Official name : Raphia sudanica A. Chev.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(204)
Recipes : H(204) leaves: provide "raffia" used for making mats, baskets, pots ...…
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bang (Malinké), béléïn (Poular), keuleu (Guerzé)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(203)
Recipes : H(099) neuro-sedative properties, roots of Rauvolfia vomitoria, RNS. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H203) whole plant for hedges (HA 99 Aubréville 1959 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kolidiohi (Malinké), modia tialèl, moylatialèl, lékoun timbobhé (Mamou), moyiatialal (Poular), ganatouwoulou (Guerzé).
Reissantia indica (Willd.) N. Hallé
Official name : Reissantia indica (Willd.) N. Hallé
Family : Hippocrateaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) female infertility, roots of Reissantia indica, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : gniako (Poular).
Rottboellia exaltata L. f.
Official name : Rottboellia exaltata L. f.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) leaves of Rottboellia exaltata used as a disinfectantt (SPRA Kissidougou).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sa, bala, gbala, walang, sawagnian (Kouroussa), kala (Kissidougou) (Malinké), saya(Kissi), kalin (Poular), kalé, kalin, nienté, yanyalé (Kindia) (Soussou), gniagana (Guerzé)
Rottboellia exaltata L. f.
Official name : Rottboellia exaltata L. f.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Rottboellia exaltata annual grass palatable to livestock.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sa, bala, gbala, walang, sawagnian (Kouroussa), kala (Kissidougou) (Malinké), saya(Kissi), kalin (Poular), kalé, kalin, nienté, yanyalé (Kindia) (Soussou), gniagana (Guerzé)
Saba senegalensis (A.DC.) Pichon
Official name : Saba senegalensis (A.DC.) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Landolphia senegalensis (A. DC.) Kotschy & Peyr.
Symptoms : H(077), H(203)
Recipes : H(077) anti-emetic, leaves of Saba senegalensis , RNS. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(203) latex provides a usable rubber.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sagba, saba bili, minadiaba (Malinké), laré, pooré laré (Poular), bonklé (Soussou).
Sapium ellipticum (Hochst.) Pax
Official name : Sapium ellipticum (Hochst.) Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) latex of Sapium ellipticum highly caustic; sometimes used as poison.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : fama dion (Malinké).
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) Scoparia dulcis herb known as aphrodisiac (region of Forécariah).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sirili (Soussou)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(051), H(068), H(092), H(106), H(202)
Recipes : H(006) purge, roots of Securidaca longipeduncula: mush in small quantity (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(051) tenias and H(068) vermifuges, roots in decoction at a higher dose (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(092) dangerous in high doses can poison (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(106) twisted into ribbons around the ankles, it would prevent the snakes bite and take them away (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(202) seeds: écrasées, servent à laver le linge (HA 41 Aubreville, de la référence VC 01 bis
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : diodo, djodo, diodou, dioro, diota, dioto (Malinké), dioutou (Poular)
Sorindeia juglandifolia (A. Rich.) Planch. ex Oliv.
Official name : Sorindeia juglandifolia (A. Rich.) Planch. ex Oliv.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(095)
Recipes : H(006) laxative and H(007) diuretic, leaves of Sorindeia juglandifolia in decoction ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(095) edible fruit (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : Poular: Sandji bombo. Soussou: Koussi boumba (2).
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(093)
Recipes : H(027z) bark of Spathodea campanulata sometimes used by women against pelvic pain (Pobeguin, 1912 ).: 60).
H(093) antidote for poisoning, leaves in decoction (Burkill, 1985: 264).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tounda (Malinké), diopélédé, diapélédé, soukoundé (Poular), tulipier du Gabon (French).
Spondias mombin L.
Official name : Spondias mombin L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Spondias lutea L.
Symptoms : H(104), H(175), H(203)
Recipes : H(175) bark of Spondias mombin powdered, applied during dressing of circumcision ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(104) troubles d'estomac enfants, sap of young leaves (Pobeguin, 1912 ).)
H(203) whole plant: used to make fence (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ninkon, nineko, minegon (Malinké), talé, tialé (Poular).
Sporobolus robustus Kunth
Official name : Sporobolus robustus Kunth
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Sporobolus robustus perennial grass palatable by cattle.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : soufé (Soussou)
Sterculia setigera Del.
Official name : Sterculia setigera Del.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia tomentosa Guill. & Perr.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, bark of Sterculia setigera in infusion (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : koko, korofoko, kongoura ni, kounkoucito (Malinké).
Sterculia tragacantha Lindl.
Official name : Sterculia tragacantha Lindl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm, young plants of Sterculia tragacantha (HA 99 Aubréville 1959 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tiapélégué (Poular), forico, forcohé, forcobé, forcohéou (Soussou).
Stereospermum acuminatissimum K. Schum.
Official name : Stereospermum acuminatissimum K. Schum.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(045), H(124)
Recipes : H(124) hemostatic and H(045) cicatrizing, barks of Stereospermum acuminatissimum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : moro iri (Malinké), ourti, ourté (Poular).
Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Official name : Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(068), H(203)
Recipes : H(100) blennorragie, bark of Stereospermum kunthianum infusion (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(068) bilharzia, roots, RNS. ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(095) edible fruit. (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(203) wood:used to manufacture mortars (HA 41 Aubreville, de la référence VC 01 bis
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : mogo kolo, moro yéri (Malinké).
Strophanthus hispidus DC.
Official name : Strophanthus hispidus DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(068)
Recipes : H(001) roots of Strophanthus hispidus, decoction as ocular lotion (Pobeguin, 1912 ).).
H(068) vermifuge, leafy twigs:, (HA 41 Aubreville).).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kindé-toké, toké (Poular).
Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Official name : Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Family : Strychnaceae
Synonyms : Strychnos buettneri Gilg
Symptoms : H(092), H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(095) pulpe fruit of Strychnos spinosa edible; can cause vomiting when it eat too much(receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950).
H(092) seeds: poisonous. (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(104) pain of stomach., roots: grated, used in beverage (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : koudé koulé, kankoro, gangourou tiéni (Malinké), goudèn goulèn, goudé goulen, goundi goula (Poular)
Swartzia madagascariensis Desv.
Official name : Swartzia madagascariensis Desv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(092), H(203)
Recipes : H(092) roots of Swartzia madagascariensis:crushed, used as fish poison.(receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(203) resonant wood; used for the manufacture music instruments (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
V(092) Gousse: would be toxic for livestock (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : samakara, niama kara.(Malinké)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(095), H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095) pulpe around the seeds, edible, slightly laxative and H(088) astringent (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(095) preserved fruit pulp after mixing with honey to make a drink (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(203) is used to coagulate the rubber latex (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tombi , ntomi (Malinké:), diabé (Poular), tombigui (Soussou), tamarinier (French)
Terminalia albida Scott-Elliot
Official name : Terminalia albida Scott-Elliot
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) lotion oculaire, bark of Terminalia albida aqueous extract ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ouolo nidié (Malinké), odiaguitel, bori billel (Poular), kopera figue (Soussou).
Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Terminalia schimperiana Hochst.
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(037) cough, young leaves: chewed (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(068) fruit of Terminalia glaucescensruit: sometimes used as an anthelmintic( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(100) syphilis, barks of roots crushed and dried in the sun enter into the composition of the cure (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ouolo (Malinké), bori (Poular)
Uapaca togoensis Pax
Official name : Uapaca togoensis Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Uapaca somon Aubrév. & Léandri
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095) pulpe fruit of Uapaca togoensis edible (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(203) wood resistant to termites; used to make stakes (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 from reference VC 01 bis 48).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : somon, somo (Malinké), bondylo (Kissi), Ialagué, Malanga pété (Poular), yalagué (Soussou)
Uvaria chamae P. Beauv.
Official name : Uvaria chamae P. Beauv.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(095)
Recipes : H(051) fever, leaves of Uvaria chamae in decoction ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(095) edible fruit.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : firignan, fourigna (Malinké), boïlé, boïlé néoudouko, boïlé nyadouko, boélénimbo (Poular), moronda (Soussou).
Vernonia ambigua Kotschy & Peyr.
Official name : Vernonia ambigua Kotschy & Peyr.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(186)
Recipes : H(186) Vernonia ambigua, annual herb sometimes used in decoction as an expectorant.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bantala pao (Poular)
Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Official name : Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(051) febrifuge, leaves of Vernonia colorata, RNS and as a substitute of quinine (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kossafina, kossafouné, kouossafina (Malinké), dakouna, bantara bourouré (Poular).
Vitellaria paradoxa C. F. Gaertn.
Official name : Vitellaria paradoxa C. F. Gaertn.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) oilseeds of Vitellaria paradoxa used to prepare the "Sheabutter"
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sée, séyou, sié, sihi (Malinké), kaaré, karédié, kolo (Poular), karité (French)
Vitex doniana Sweet
Official name : Vitex doniana Sweet
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(095)
Recipes : H(033) Vitex doniana would be used to facilitate the birth (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
H(095) edible fruit. (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kodo, kodo m'ba, koro, koroba, koutouba, koutoundimon, sokoro (Malinké), boumé (Poular), koukoui (Soussou).
Voacanga thouarsii Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Voacanga thouarsii Roem. & Schult.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(152)
Recipes : H(152) hypotensive properties, roots and bark of Voacanga thouarsii contain various alkaloids ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kondé mbourouré, landan édi, landa édi (Poular).
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(095), H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, roots of Xylopia aethiopica very aromatic; concentrated decoction , mouthwash ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
H(095) seeds used as a spice (HA 99 Aubréville 1959 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kani, bolopharan (Malinké), guilé (Poular), kalentou, simény, simingui (Soussou), poivrier de Guinée (French).
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruit of Ziziphus mauritiana edible (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950)
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tomboron, tomborou kôma, sourou koutomono (Malinké).
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), twigs of Ziziphus mauritiana palatable by small ruminants (SPRA Siguiri).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : tomboron, tomborou kôma, sourou koutomono (Malinké).
Zornia glochidiata Rchb. ex DC.
Official name : Zornia glochidiata Rchb. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095),Zornia glochdiata very palatable by by cattle.
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Guinea
Vernacular name : banin; banin koumbéren (Malinké) : mouno-mounonguel; sira ombo-ombo.(Poular)