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Eswatini's Flora - siSwati Names and Uses

Compiled by Chris Long, © December 2005

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

Usage Category: Firewood
Combretum sericeum    (Bush Willow)
     Firewood
Combretum zeyheri    (Large-fruited Bush Willow)  imbondvo lemhlophe,  immbondvo lemhlophe,
     Firewood
Commiphora woodii    (Forest Corkwood)  umnumbi,  umubu,
     Twigs used to create fire by friction
Cordia caffra    (Septee Tree)  umlovu,
     Sticks can make fire by friction.
Croton sylvaticus    (Forest Feverberry)  nyakeni,
     Burns even when green.
Cussonia spicata    (Cabbage Tree)  umsenge,  umtsentse,
     Firewood
Dais cotinifolia    (Pompon Tree)  intfocwane,
     Firewood
Datura ferox *   (Large Thorn Apple)
     Fuelwood
Dichrostachys cinerea    (Sickle Bush)  mzilazembe,  umtsetane,  umzilazemba,
     Fuel wood
Diospyros dichrophylla    (Poison Peach)  umchafutane lomnyama,
     Firewood
Englerophytum magalismontanum    (Transvaal Milkplum)  manumbela,
     Fuelwood
Entandrophragma caudatum    (Mountain Mahogany)
     Fuelwood
Euclea crispa subsp. crispa    (Blue Guarri)  inchitsamuti,  indodennyama,  indvodzemnyama,  nyamatanemkhulu,  sijele,  umndlela,
     Fuelwood
Euclea schimperi    (Bush Guarri)  inchitsamuti,  indvodzemnyama,
     Firewood
Faurea galpinii    (Bush Beechwood)
     Fuelwood
Faurea macnaughtonii    (Macnaughton's Beech)
     Good firewood
Faurea saligna    (African Red Beech)
     Fuelwood
Ficus petersii    (Common Wild Fig)  umbombe,  umtfombe,
     Fuelwood
Ficus sur    (Cape Fig)  emakhiwa,  makhiwa,  mkhiwa,  umnungwane,
     Firewood - will produce fire by friction.
Gardenia cornuta    (Natal Gardenia)
     Firewood
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