Vocabulary of Nigerian names of trees, shrubs and herbs.

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LC ClassificationsQK491.N5 A5 1936
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
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Open LibraryOL6443592M
LC Control Number42035973

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Re: Nigerian Names Of Herbs And Plants by joshuannajimanu(m): am On emoch: I have been researching the health benefits of various plants and herbs and most times I hit a wall because even as most of these plants are available in Nigeria, we don't know their names in our local parlance.

The African White Mahogany, scientific name Turraeanthus africana, is a species of plant that is part of the Meliaceae Family of flowering plants. The species grows to be around feet (35 meters) tall and its trunk usually has a diameter that is between 2 and 3 feet ( and meters) in length.

The wood of the tree is usually a creamy Author: Gregory Sousa. Hello friends of the Earth, i appriciate you recognise our native and traditional way of healing as Africans and more importantly as Yorubas, if any body need help and advise about healing on our African herbs, root, stem e.t.c, on the uses, preparation, and health benefit and also how to source for the authentic herbs that will work just as our great ground father do it.

i will teach. The trees can also serve as windbreaks in windy areas It can also be used for a wide variety of ailments such as diarrhoea, dysentery, food poisoning, menstrual pain, chicken pox and small pox. Jan yaro (Fulafulfulde). More than 99 per cent, of the total tonnage of Nigerian cocoa graded in was produced in Yoruba territory, only out of 97, tons coming from Benin and Warri provinces.

First exported in the last decade of the nineteenth century, cocoa has increased in importance until in it ranked first among Nigeria's exports in terms of by:   This book is a selective field guide to the more common trees and shrubs, indigenous, naturalized and exotic, that are found in the East African region.

It is designed to help the plant enthusiast identify prominent species that can be observed, studied and enjoyed in gardens and parks, along roadsides and in easily accessible parts of the /5(14).

A member of the ARSO Committee and author of Food as Medicine: Functional Food Plants of Africa, Prof Maurice Iwu, told The Guardian that the body has committees in. Does it ever make leaves.

If not it is probably some type of tree Euphorbia. Euphorbia is a big genus of succulents that is especially diverse in Africa. Several species are large shrubs or trees that are basically composed of green sticks that ne.

Punjab plants, comprising botanical and vernacular names, and uses of most of the trees, shrubs, and herbs of economical value, growing within the Province: intended as a hand-book for officers and residents in the Punjab by Stewart, J.

Lindsay (John Lindsay)Pages: Nigeria is a country on the West coast of Africa. Its location and geography gives Nigeria a wide range of ecosystems including coastal ecosystems, dry savanna, tropical rainforests and swampy mangroves. Because of this biome diversity, there are hundreds of.

Top Iconic African trees By Earth Touch News September 02 It's all about trees in our South African home base this week as the country celebrates Arbor Week. A Textbook of Medicinal Plants from Nigeria.

Medicinal Plants Species Family Names and Uses.

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The book, a comprehensive record of indigenous Kenya trees and shrubs of 6 ft. and more, was commissioned by R.R. Watere, the Chief Conservator of Forests, Kenya. Book originally based on a card index of Kenya species, prepared by W.G.

Dyson of the Forest Department at Kew inand also on the collections in the East African Herbarium. Tree; A tree is defined as a perennial woody plant with roots, having a single stem (trunk) with branches extending out from the sides and top of this trunk, forming a distinct elevated crown.

Trees species can be either gymnosperms or angiosperms. All trees are Vascular plants. Trees can be either evergreen, deciduous or semi-evergreen, and either type may have leaves or.

the description is the meaning and history write-up for the name; separate search terms with spaces; search for an exact phrase by surrounding it with double quotes.

example: "lord of the rings" will match names from the novel 'The Lord of the. Some women with unknown/idiopathic infertility often experience this situation during their menstrual period, so can use such herbs as karandafi (Sorghum bicolor), lime (Citrus arantifoli).” Other herbs that can used to treat menstrual issues is the African Cucumber or Bitter Melon ((Momordica charantia).

Nigerian Journal of Botany 26 (1), June 1 EXTRACTS FROM MELZIAN’S BINI DICTIONARY: PLANT NAMES IN EDO LANGUAGE Aigbokhan, E.I.1*, Omozuwa, V.E.

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2 and Osemwegie, B. 1 1Department of Plant. Now, the importance of having these leaves fresh cannot be overemphasised. In most Nigerian homes, the leaves are a necessary ingredient on the list, either to prepare vegetable soup/stew or to beef up an already cooked dish.

In order to get the maximum benefit out of vegetables, research has shown that they must be cooked and eaten fresh. It is characterized by low tree diversity, almost exclusively mangroves, with a low broken canopy.

Mangroves are evergreen trees and shrubs that are well adapted to their salty and swampy habitat by having breathing roots (pneumatophores) that emerge from the oxygen-deficient mud to absorb oxygen.

Mangroves in Honduras. Photo by R. Butler. Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants – Yoruba Names 40 Comments / Medical Folklore / By Jorjette C As I know many of you are interested in finding out the yoruba names for different medicinal plants, I’ve done a research and found a few.

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The present study represents an attempt to document information on the traditional medicinal plants that used in Nigeria. A compiled check list of these plants including their Latin names, families, parts used, medicinal uses, and name in different.

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Bitter kola is seen as trees of 12 to 27 m with cylindrical slightly buttressed trunks (Gledhill ). The grayish brown bark is slightly scaly and the slash is thick, brownish and has a slow yellow exudates.

The deep dense crown is composed of short whorled dropping branches with opposite leaves 15 cm long and 6 cm wide with pale midribs (Gled-Cited by: Traditional medicine practices among the Yoruba eo plf N ig ra: h s tc v T em it op I. B r k n, Ibr ahim O.

L w l Abstract Often times, people ask questions about the origin and development of traditional medicine among the Yoruba people. This paper attempts to unravel the historical development of Yoruba traditional Size: KB.

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The official language of Nigeria is English (former colonial language) and is used for commerce, government and urban business. 1 1. Describe the ways in which trees and shrubs differ. 2 2. Collect and identify typical leaves from 15 different species of trees.

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