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Reference : HB 48

Author(s) : Bussmann Rainer, W., P.Swartzinsky, W. Aserat & P.Evangelista
Title : Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:28 (2011)
Reference HB 48 has information about 239 plants :
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vch(095), Vc(095) plant of Acacia abyssinica eaten by camels and goats.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : dadetsha
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(239) charcoal (preferred species), firewood
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : dadetsha
Acritochaete volkensii Pilg.
Official name : Acritochaete volkensii Pilg.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of eaten by livestock and wildlife.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : garaba
Agrocharis incognita (C.Norman) Heywood & Jury
Official name : Agrocharis incognita (C.Norman) Heywood & Jury
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(095), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Agrocharis incognita eaten by cattle.
Vb(104), root is crushed and given to livestock for stomach problems.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Agrocharis incognita (C.Norman) Heywood & Jury
Official name : Agrocharis incognita (C.Norman) Heywood & Jury
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) root of Agrocharis incognita is crushed and eaten for stomach problems.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Alchemilla fischeri Engl.
Official name : Alchemilla fischeri Engl.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Alchemilla fischeri eaten by cattle and baboons.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : sedisa
Alchemilla kiwuensis Engl.
Official name : Alchemilla kiwuensis Engl.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Alchemilla kiwuensis eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : sedisa
Allophylus abyssinicus (Hochst.) Radlk.
Official name : Allophylus abyssinicus (Hochst.) Radlk.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(095) fruits eaten by children.
H(095) fruits eaten by humans
H(104), flowers for Honey; This honey has medicinal properties and is good for stomach problems.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : aberra
Allophylus abyssinicus (Hochst.) Radlk.
Official name : Allophylus abyssinicus (Hochst.) Radlk.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Allophylus abyssinicus eaten by cattle
V(095) fruits eaten by baboons.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : aberra
Amaranthus sp.
Official name : Amaranthus sp.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(201)
Recipes : H(095) food; cooked like cabbage in time of drought.
H(201) as remedy for spiritual pain. Inhaling the smell brings out the evil.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ch'okene, rafu
Amaranthus sp.
Official name : Amaranthus sp.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(095), V(201)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Amaranthus sp eaten by cattle.
Vb(201), crushed and smeared on cattle for spiritual protection and "highsight".
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ch'okene
Anagallis arvensis L.
Official name : Anagallis arvensis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Anagallis arvensis eaten by cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : matane
Anagallis arvensis L.
Official name : Anagallis arvensis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) applied to the eye to improve "fat yellow thing" in the eye.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : matane
Ardisiandra wettsteinii R. Wagner
Official name : Ardisiandra wettsteinii R. Wagner
Family : Primulaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of eaten by mountain nyala.(antelope found in high altitude woodland in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Arenaria serpyllifolia L.
Official name : Arenaria serpyllifolia L.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Arenaria serpyllifolia eaten by cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Arenaria serpyllifolia L.
Official name : Arenaria serpyllifolia L.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) medicine; for spiritual things with Arenaria serpyllifolia
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Véq(095) plant of Argemone mexicana eaten by donkeys.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : korehare
Artemisia absinthium L.
Official name : Artemisia absinthium L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) plant of Artemisia absinthium, remedy for spiritual pain. Inhaling the smell brings out the evil.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ch'okone
Artemisia absinthium L.
Official name : Artemisia absinthium L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) plant of Artemisia absinthium crushed and smeared on cattle for spiritual protection and "highsight
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ch'okone
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Asparagus africanus, eaten by cattle and wildlife.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : seriti