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Fauna - Vertebrates
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:

Pechuel-loeschea
   leubnitziae   
      Insecticidal: Aromatic & pesticidal.
Philenoptera
   violacea    (Apple-leaf Tree)  isihomohomo,  sihhomuhhomu,  sihomuhomu,  umhomuhomu,  umphandvo,
      Timber: Fencing & timber for construction
      Cultural: Roots & leaves used for witchcraft and to clean sangoma bones.
      Fodder: Browsed by game & stock
      Insecticidal: Root a fish poison.
      Household: Carving & tool hamdles.
      Medicinal: Leaves a traditional medicine. Used as ordeal plant in West Africa. Smoke from burning roots a cold cure. Roots for snake bite. Bark is a diruetic
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