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Brunsvigia radulosa, Malolotja Nature Reserve

Eswatini's Flora - siSwati Names and Uses

Compiled by Chris Long, © December 2005

SiSwati names and uses, arranged by alphabetically by botanical name:

Dichanthium
   annulatum var. papillosum   
      Fodder: Grazing.
Diheteropogon
   amplectens   
      Fodder: Forage & fodder
Digitaria
   argyrograpta   
      Fodder: Natural pasture
   eriantha   
      Fodder: Natural and cultivated pasture.
   milanjiana   
      Fodder: Grazing.
   scalarum   
      Fodder: Cultivated pasture
Dactyloctenium
   aegyptium   
      Fodder: Pasture
      Insecticidal: Bruised seeds are a fish poison.
      Medicinal: Medicinal for kidney ailments & cough
      Food: Seed a famine food
   australe   
      Soil Conservation: Erosion control
      Fodder: Pasture
   giganteum   
      Fodder: Forage & fodder
Dimorphotheca
   jucunda    (Trailing Mauve Daisy)  umasigcolo-nkonekazi,
      Medicinal: Leaf & root remedies for stomach.
Distephanus
   anisochaetoides     ikhambi-lesimungumungwane,
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