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Official name : Marantochloa holostachya (Bak.) Hutch.
Family : Marantaceae

reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HD 39
Author(s) : De Wildeman, É.
Title : A Propos de Médicaments Indigènes Congolais Institut Royal Colonial Belge. Section des Sciences naturelles et Médicales Mémoires.-Collection in-8°. Tome III, fascicule 3. (1935)
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth decay, Boil in water: leaves of : Maprounea sp. (sele-sele) ; leaves of Alcliornea cordifolia (m'bunzi); leaves of Caloncoba welwitschii (makuwakua) , take a sip of liquid in the mouth.
Region : West and Central Africa
Country : Belgian Congo
Vernacular name : sele-sele
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z) powder of dried leaves of Marantochloa holostachyais rubbed into scarifications made on the berry of a woman to facilitate pregnancy (Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : igbunbwegbungbwe, ibubebube (Efe Pygmies, Ituri forest)