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Reference : HD 58

Author(s) : Dieteren, G.
Title : Classification des végétaux chez les Dogon Journal des Africanistes, 22 pp. 115-158 (1952) https://www.persee.fr/doc/jafr_0037-9166_1952_num_22_1_1845
Reference HD 58 has information about 65 plants :
Abutilon ambulatum ?
Official name : Abutilon ambulatum ?
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) Abutilon ambulatum used to treat lupus of the nose.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : gyim nono «maladie adhérente»
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Old people of both sexes sleep on a plank of Acacia albida to prolong their life ; a corpse is carried on a stretcher made of its branches ; the wooden dish used during the funeral, "gyèdya", is carved from Acacia albida.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : sene togu, sene
Acacia pennata Willd.
Official name : Acacia pennata Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) the Acacia pennata plant is used in rites of rain and in certain rites of purification
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : wolo gyem « épineux noir »
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) , H(104), Adansonia digatata used for diseases of the lungs or the stomach ONS., RNS;
H(095) fruits, leaves and seeds of baobab (Adansonia digatata) are used as food
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : ого « glissant» (baobab)
Aeschynomene indica L.
Official name : Aeschynomene indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201), H(203)
Recipes : H(203)t he stem of Aeschynomene indica is used for the wood of the arrows "stem of the arrow of Nommo"
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : nommo kyëkuzu «tige de la flèche de Nommo »
Aloe barteri Bak.
Official name : Aloe barteri Bak.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe buettneri A. Berger
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Aloe barteri, ichthyotoxic plant: The leaves are crushed on a rock near the water and thrown into the water with the juice which has been expressed; she stays there until rotting
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : na nine « langue de la mère»
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(000), H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(000) seeds of Balanites aegyptiaca are used medicinally
H(095) the fruits of Balanites aegyptiaca are edible
H(203) wood is used for making pestles and mortars because of its resistance
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : mono « réunir »
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Balanites aegyptiaca leaves are used as fodder
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : mono « réunir »
Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Official name : Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Blepharis hirta Hochst. ex Nees
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) The stem of Sesbania aegyptiaca is used for the wood of the arrows "ňanam doňolo ya" which injures the "guinea fowl, female"
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : ňanam doňolo ya «qui blesse les" pintades, femelle »
Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv.
Official name : Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Bombax buonopozense (kapokier) wood is only used for the size of most wood masks considered unclean (puru)
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : togozo
Butyrospermum parkii (G. Don) Kotschy
Official name : Butyrospermum parkii (G. Don) Kotschy
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) fresh wound, cleaned with the juice of Cissus quadrangularis. If the wound does not heal, wash with H2O in which the bark of Parkia biglobosa (yullo) has boiled +smear kaerite wood (Butyrospermum parkii) ash and make a plaster with a leaf of Ipomoea repens
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : kaerité
Caralluma decaisneana (Lem.) N.E. Br.
Official name : Caralluma decaisneana (Lem.) N.E. Br.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) Caralluma decaisneana ichthyotoxic plant. With the exception of the root, it is crushed, reduced to a powder which is thrown into the water.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : issu ba dullo « queue du père du chien »
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) The sap of Cardiospermum halicacabum is used in the manufacture of poisons for arrows, ONS, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : dyuga0
Cassia absus L.
Official name : Cassia absus L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista absus (L.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye care, ONS of Cassia absus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : giru pelu « caïlcédrat de l'œil»
Chloris pilosa Schumach.
Official name : Chloris pilosa Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) The seeds of Chloris pilosa were once eaten in times of famine
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : kyenye gyem
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) fresh wound, cleaned with the juice of Cissus quadrangularis..If the wound does not heal, wash with H2O in which the bark of Parkia biglobosa (yullo) has boiled + smear kaerite wood (Achras parkii) with ash and make a plaster with a leaf of Ipomoea repens
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : à'ogo dyala
Coccinia cordifolia (L.) Cogn.
Official name : Coccinia cordifolia (L.) Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) margouillats (gyè) are fond of the fruit of Coccinia cordifolia
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : gyë kamu «kamu du margouillat »
Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Official name : Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(095)
Recipes : H(012) Crushed almond from Combretum aculeatum for fracture reduction: we rub the broken member before keeping it between two boards of "nomo kyenkuzu"
H(095) Edible fruits from which we make a fermented drink, "bi di", as well as a kind of jam, "dan"
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : bi, pelye niňelu
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) the branches of Combretum micranthum are used to make baskets (tommo) used during the sowing festival, bows and fish traps
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : kuyo
Commelina forskalaei Vahl
Official name : Commelina forskalaei Vahl
Family : Commelinaceae
Synonyms : Commelina falcata Hassk.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) Commelina forskalaei medicinal plant used for treatment of scabies
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Cliffs of Bandiagara)
Vernacular name : buru gegeru «son.de la trompe du Hogon »