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Reference : VK 11

Author(s) : Kasonia, K. & K.M. Yamolo
Title : Ethnologie des traitements vétérinaires dans la région du Nord-Kivu (Rép. du Zaïre). Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 275 - 286, (1994)
Reference VK 11 has information about 30 plants :
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(063)
Recipes : Vv(063), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : tungulu sumu (swahili)
Aloe lateritia Engl.
Official name : Aloe lateritia Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : V(035), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : ekikakaluganga (Kinyarwanda)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : Vo(013), Vc(013), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : urudega (Kinyarwanda), nderema (Kihunde), mboga buterezi (swahili)
Brachiaria ruziziensis Germain & Evrard
Official name : Brachiaria ruziziensis Germain & Evrard
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vc(014), Vo(014), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : lughutaghuta (Kinande)
Cannabis sativa L. subsp. indica (Lam.) Small & Cronquist
Official name : Cannabis sativa L. subsp. indica (Lam.) Small & Cronquist
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(059)
Recipes : Vb(035), ONS., RNS.
Vp(059), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : urumogi (kinyarwanda), loho (kinande)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(059)
Recipes : pseudoVv(059), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : vusewe (Kinande),
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(008), V(037)
Recipes : Vv(008), ONS., RNS.
Vv(037), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : pilipili
Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq.
Official name : Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : V(013), V(059)
Recipes : Vv(059), Vo(013), Vc(013), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : chungwa (swahili)
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kawa (Kinyarwanda)
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mateke (Kinyarwanda), matekere (Kinande)
Cupressus lusitanica Mill.
Official name : Cupressus lusitanica Mill.
Family : Cupressaceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(059)
Recipes : Vp(059) , Vb(035), Cannabis sativa, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kilan (kinande)
Cynara scolymus L.
Official name : Cynara scolymus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(033)
Recipes : Vb(033), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : artichaut
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : V(050) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kihumbuhumbu, kinzidi (Kinande)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : V(008), V(008)
Recipes : Vo(008), Vc(008), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : umuvumu (kinyarwanda), omulumba (Kinande)
Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Official name : Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
Symptoms : V(008), V(008)
Recipes : Vc(008), Vo(008) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : umvumba (Kinyarwanda), ngaingai (Swahili)
Hibiscus surattensis L.
Official name : Hibiscus surattensis L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(013), V(013), V(010)
Recipes : Vc(013) , Vo(013) ,Vb(010), Vb(035) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : muharavumba (Kinyarwanda), mutuvya (Kinande)mutuzo (Mashi)
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : musoro (Kinyarwanda)
Kalanchoe glaucescens Britt.
Official name : Kalanchoe glaucescens Britt.
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe beniensis De Wild.
Symptoms : V(010)
Recipes : V(010), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kinetenete (Kinyarwanda), kikanyu (Kinande)
Lobelia giberroa Hemsl.
Official name : Lobelia giberroa Hemsl.
Family : Lobeliaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb (039) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : intovu (Kiyarwanda)
Maesa lanceolata Forssk. var. mildbraedii (Gilg & G.Schellenb.) Lebrun
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk. var. mildbraedii (Gilg & G.Schellenb.) Lebrun
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : V(030) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : umuhanga (Kinyarwanda), muhangahanga (Kinande)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb (039), Vb (008) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : umwishwa (Kinyarwanda), nzumbu (Kinande)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(010), V(013), V(039)
Recipes : Vc(013), Vo(013), Vb(010), Vv(039), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : itaba (Kinyarwanda), ethava (Kinandé)
Passiflora edulis Sims
Official name : Passiflora edulis Sims
Family : Passifloraceae
Synonyms : Passiflora incarnata L.
Symptoms : V(062)
Recipes : Vv(062) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : marakucha (swahili) (fruit de la passion)
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : V(033)
Recipes : Vb(033) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : avocatier
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb (030) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : omuranganyinya (Kinyarwanda), omuhokolo (Kinande)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(068)
Recipes : V(008), V(068) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : goyavier
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(037)
Recipes : Vv(037), Vv(008) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : embono (Kinande)
Thymus vulgaris L.
Official name : Thymus vulgaris L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(037), V(050)
Recipes : Vv(008), Vv(037) ,Vl (050)inflated belly, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : V(006), V(008), V(039)
Recipes : V(008), V(039), V(006) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : umubirizi (Kinyarwanda), omuviriri (Kinande)