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Reference : HA 29 d

Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Reference HA 29 d has information about 161 plants :
Acacia brevispica Harms
Official name : Acacia brevispica Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) nector source
H(203) used for construction materials
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lgirigiri (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Acacia brevispica Harms
Official name : Acacia brevispica Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(000), V(095)
Recipes : Vb(000) the whole plant in some area, used as livestock medicine..
V(095) goat's fodder.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lgirigiri (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Official name : Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(104), bark soaked in water and used as medicine for stomech disorder; bark tastes "kemototo"(astringent)
H(095, r), green gall eaten raw.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : luai (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(095)
Recipes : H(008), bark of Acacia hockii soaked in water and used as medicine for children's diarrhea.
H(095) bark used for making tea.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lerai (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(000), H(095)
Recipes : H(000, r), fruits, seeds, RNS.
H(000, r), barks, RNS.
H(095, r), fruits
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lkiloriti (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Acacia nubica Benth.
Official name : Acacia nubica Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia oerforta (Forssk.) Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000, r), ONS.of Acacia oerforta , RNS.
H(000, r), barks, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : ldepe (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Acacia raddiana Savi
Official name : Acacia raddiana Savi
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(137), H(201)
Recipes : H(095), dried pods called are pounded and mixed with milk and eaten
H(137), H2O decoction of dried bark used for relieving bone pain, "nkiritet"
H(201), the whole plant is used for "lasarr" and "nkieu" rituals.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : ltepes (Dorobo (Suiei)
Acacia reficiens Wawra & Peyr.
Official name : Acacia reficiens Wawra & Peyr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(095) sweet inner bark of Acacia reficiens chewed
H(104) bark used for children's stomach disorder
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : ichurai (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(095) gum of Acacia senegal obtained in large quantities and eaten
H(104), bark soaked in water and used as medicine for stomach disorder
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : nderikesi ( Dorobo) (Suiei)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095, f) Acacia senegal nector source.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : iti ( Dorobo) (Suiei)
Acacia sp.
Official name : Acacia sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(091, r), bark boiled in bone soup and used as medicine for strength
H(104, r), bark soked in H2O for use for stomach disorder; bark tatses (tannin's taste)
H(104, r) childs, bark soaked in water and used as medicine for children's stomach disorder; bark tastes a little sweet. This species is considered to be related to "lerai" (Acacia hockii) . The local name of the species = lkikeanbausu
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lumunyamunyi (lmelelek) Dorobo (Suiei), lkikeanbausu Dorobo (Suiei)
Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Official name : Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vc(095) pods of Acacia raddiana called comprise important goat's food.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : ltepes (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Official name : Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(095), H(201), H(203)
Recipes : H(091) decoction of dried bark of Acacia tortilis used for relieving bone pain, .
H(095) dried pods called are pounded and mixed with milk and eaten.
H(201) the whole plant is used for and rituals
H(203) the wood is important cmaterial for hut and fence construction, and the inner bark is used as binding material. The root is used for a haft of chisel for curving wood container
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : ltepes (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Adenia volkensii Harms
Official name : Adenia volkensii Harms
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, r), fruit and root of Adenia volkensii considered to be poisonous and used by a "lasakutoni" (sorcerer)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lturmaei (lperintai) (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Adenium multiflorum Klotzsch
Official name : Adenium multiflorum Klotzsch
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes var. multiflorum
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092, r) known as extremely poisonous, ONS.of Adenium multiflorum, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lperintai (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Ajuga remota Benth.
Official name : Ajuga remota Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(055)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(055), whole plant of Ajuga remota pounded and soaked in water and used as an emetic medicine for paludism.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : salala (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(068), bark boiled in H2O and used as an anthelmintic medicine for "ntuma" (tapeworms)
H(013, f), bark decoction used for washing "lpepedo" (skin rashes) of children; sold at markets; "kelele" (bad smell of a certain kind).
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lmugutan (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(095), nector source
H(104), bark soaked in water and used as medicine for stomach disorder, soecially for execessive eating; bark tastes "kemototo" (astringent)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : loimuki (lokusoroi) (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(095)
Recipes : H(001), juice squeezed from leaves is used as eye lotion
root used as fermentizer to brew honey beer
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : sukuroi (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Amaranthus graecizans L.
Official name : Amaranthus graecizans L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), leaves pounded and boiled with oil and salt, then eaten as relish; available in rainy season.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : nderere, ( Dorobo) (Suiei)