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Reference : HN 38

Author(s) : Netshiungani, E. N.
Title : Notes on the uses of indigenous trees in Venda Journal of Dendrology 1: 12-17 (1981) (From reference HM 58)
Reference HN 38 has information about 27 plants :
Acokanthera oppositifolia (L.) Codd
Official name : Acokanthera oppositifolia (L.) Codd
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Acokanthera venenata auct.
Symptoms : H(026), H(092)
Recipes : H(026) prolonged menstruation, smoke of wood of Acokanthera oppositifolia , RNS.
H(092) arrow poison, latex of Acokanthera oppositifolia, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musiliti (Venda)
Bequaertiodendron magalismontanum (Sond.) Heine & J.
Official name : Bequaertiodendron magalismontanum (Sond.) Heine & J.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruits, VO
H(095) fruits, alcoholic beverage
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : munombelo (Venda)
Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Gilg-Ben.
Official name : Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Gilg-Ben.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), roots of Boscia albitrunca as famine food, beverage (tea)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muthobi (Venda)
Cassine transvaalensis (Burtt Davy) Codd
Official name : Cassine transvaalensis (Burtt Davy) Codd
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Elaeodendron transvaalense (Burtt Davy) R. H. Archer
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea,H(037) cough, roots of Cassine transvaalensis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mulumanamana, mukuvhazwivhi (Venda)
Colophospermum mopane (Benth.) J. Léonar
Official name : Colophospermum mopane (Benth.) J. Léonar
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Colophospermum mopane (J.Kirk ex Benth.) J.Kirk ex J.Léonard
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(104) stomach-ache, leaves of Colophospermum mopane
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mupani (Venda)
Commiphora merkei Engl.
Official name : Commiphora merkei Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, roots of Commiphora merkei, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mutonyombidi (Venda)
Dalbergia melanoxylon Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Dalbergia melanoxylon Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) wood of Dalbergia melanoxylon for divination object
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muuluri (Venda)
Ficus sycomorus L.
Official name : Ficus sycomorus L.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus damarensis Engl. , Ficus cocculifolia Baker
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002) galactogenic, Vb(095) edible in cow, fruits of Ficus sycomorus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muhuyu-lukuse (Venda)
Ficus sycomorus L.
Official name : Ficus sycomorus L.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus damarensis Engl. , Ficus cocculifolia Baker
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, fruits of Ficus sycomorus of Ficus capensis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muhuyu-lukuse (Venda)
Garcinia livingstonei T. Anderson
Official name : Garcinia livingstonei T. Anderson
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(001)
Recipes : H(095) fruit, VO.
H(001) eye, leaves of Garcinia livingston, watering
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muphiphi (Venda)
Heteromorpha arborescens (Speng) Cham. & Schltdl.
Official name : Heteromorpha arborescens (Speng) Cham. & Schltdl.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(139), H(179)
Recipes : H(104) stomach cleaning , H(139) aphrodisiac, H(179) kidney diseases, roots, leaves of Heteromorpha arborescens, RNS
H(104) stomach, H(179) kidneys and H(179) blood cleaning, roots and leaves of Heteromorpha arborescens, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muthathavhanna (Venda)
Hyphaene coriacea Gaertn.
Official name : Hyphaene coriacea Gaertn.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(095)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, pitch of trunk of Hyphaene coriacea, VO.
H(095) sap for palm wine
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mulala (Venda)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(139y)
Recipes : H(139y) increase size of penis, fruit of Kigelia africana, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muvevha (Venda)
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) dressing at initiation schools, leaves of Maesa lanceolata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muunguri (Venda)
Markhamia zanzibarica (Bojer ex DC.) K.Schum.
Official name : Markhamia zanzibarica (Bojer ex DC.) K.Schum.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Synonyms : Markhamia acuminata (Klotzsch) K. Schum
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea,H(037) cough, roots of Markhamia acuminata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mulakholomo (Venda)
Mundulea sericea (Willd.) A. Chev.
Official name : Mundulea sericea (Willd.) A. Chev.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, roots barks of Mundulea sericea, RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mukundandou (Venda)
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) fruit, alcoholic beverage, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muvhula (Venda)
Phoenix reclinata Jacq.
Official name : Phoenix reclinata Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(095), H(202)
Recipes : H(095) fruit, alcoholic beverage, VO.
H(103x) leaves of Phoenix reclinata as toothbrushes
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mutshevho, muyshema (Venda)
Schotia brachypetala Sond.
Official name : Schotia brachypetala Sond.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(178), H(208)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(008) diarrhoea, H(178) heart pain, bark of Schotia brachypetala, RNS.
H(208) nectar is sucked from flowers of Schotia brachypetala
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mulubi, mununzwu (Venda)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(112x)
Recipes : H(112x) contraceptive, roots of Securidaca longipedunculata, RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mpesu (Venda)
Spirostachys africana Sond.
Official name : Spirostachys africana Sond.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(108), H(124)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(051) fever, H(108) flu, H(124) nose and gums bleeding, H(108) cold, wood or barks of Spirostachys africana, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muonze (Venda)
Synadenium cupulare (Boiss.) L.C.Wheeler
Official name : Synadenium cupulare (Boiss.) L.C.Wheeler
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackquarter in cattle, latex of Synadenium cupulare, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muswoswo (Venda)
Synadenium cupulare (Boiss.) L.C.Wheeler
Official name : Synadenium cupulare (Boiss.) L.C.Wheeler
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) sprained limbs, latex of Synadenium cupulare, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muswoswo (Venda)
Syzygium cordatum Hochst. in C.Krauss
Official name : Syzygium cordatum Hochst. in C.Krauss
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Syzygium cordatum , VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mutu (Venda)
Trichilia emetica Vahl
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov
Symptoms : H(095), H(208)
Recipes : H(095) fruits, H(208) condiment, furniture oil for cooking, VO
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mutshikili (Venda)
Warburgia salutaris (Bertol.f.) Chiov.
Official name : Warburgia salutaris (Bertol.f.) Chiov.
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, barks of Warburgia salutaris, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mulanga (Venda)
Warburgia salutaris (Bertol.f.) Chiov.
Official name : Warburgia salutaris (Bertol.f.) Chiov.
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : V(119)
Recipes : Vcanis(119) to make dogs brave, alert and ferocious, barks of Warburgia salutaris
V(119) make bees aggressive and thus protected
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mulanga (Venda)