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Table 2 List Of Species Mentioned In This Study As Used For Malaria Management By Frequency Of Mention In Central Kenya

From: Diversity and utilization of antimalarial ethnophytotherapeutic remedies among the Kikuyus (Central Kenya)

Local name (Kikuyu) Latin Name Family Name Number of times mentioned Place cited
mubuthi/mucuthi Caesalpinia volkensii Harms Caesalpiniaceae 37 Kiambu, Maragwa, Muranga, Nyeri & Thika
muteta Strychnos henningsii Gilg Loganiaceae 26 Thika, Nyeri, Murang'a, Maragwa, Kiambu
wanjiru Ajuga remota Benth Lamiaceae 18 Kiambu, Muranga, Nyeri, Thika
Muthiga Warburgia ugandensis Sprague Canellaceae 11 Kiambu, Maragwa, Nyeri & Thika
Mutamaiyu Olea europaea L. Oleaceae 10 Kiambu, Maragwa & Nyeri
mukarakinga Rahmnus prinoides L. He'rit Rhamnaceae 8 Nyeri, Maragwa & Kiambu
mukaragati Fagaropsis angolensis (Engl.) Dale Rutaceae 7 Maragwa
mukenera Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl. Rutaceae 7 Maragwa, Murang'a & Thika
mwinu Senna didymobotrya(Fresen.) Irwin & Barneby Caesalpinaceae 6 Kiambu, Maragwa & Nyeri
mugwanugu Aloe kedongensis Reynolds Liliaceae 6 Kiambu & Thika
mwarubaine Azadirachta indica A.Juss. Meliaceae 6 Kiambuu, Murang'a & Nyeri
Muthura Rhus vulgaris Meikle Anacardiaceae 5 Maragwa
Muhindahindi Trimeria grandifolia (Hochst.) Warb. Flacourtiaceae 5 Thika, Nyeir & maragwa
kiiruma Aloe lateritia Engl. Liliaceae 5 Maragwa & Murang'a
Muhuti Erythrina abyssinica DC Papilionaceae 5 Maragwa
Muhuha Pentas longiflora Oliv. Rubiaceae 5 Maragwa
Mutimu Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle Rutaceae 5 Maragwa
Munderendu Teclea simplicifolia (Engl.) Verdoorn Rutaceae 5 Maragwa
Munjuga Iria Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) Vatke Verbenaceae 5 Maragwa & Nyeri
ndurutua Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond Vitaceae 5 Kiambu
Ruithiki/Mukenia/ Ruithiki Lantana camara L. Verbenaceae 4 Murang'a & maragwa
Mukawa Carissa edulis (Forssk.)Vahl Apocynaceae 3 Maragwa & Murang'a
Gakuinini Schkuhria pinnata (Lam.) Thell. Asteraceae 3 Thika & maragwa
muthuthi Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell. Celastraceae 3 Maragwa
muthima mburi Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach Euphorbiaceae 3 Maragwa
Maruru Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl.) Gray Asteraceae 2 Thika & Maragwa
gakungui Cucumis aculeatus Cogn. Cucurbitaceae 2 Kiambu
gacuki Ocimum kilimandscharicum Guaerke Lamiaceae 2 Murang'a
muthaiti Ocotea usambarensis Engl. Lauraceae 2 Maragwa & Nyeri
mubau Eucalyptus globulus Labil. Myrtaceae 2 Maragwa & Nyeri
Mwikunya Scutia myrtina (Burm.f.) Harms Rhamnaceae 2 Maragwa
muthathi Cassipourea malosana (Bak.) Alston Rhizophoraceae 2 Thika
Muiri Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkm. Rosaceae 2 & Thika
mururue Toddalia asiatica (L.) Lam. Rutaceae 2 Nyeri & maragwa
muthithii Osyris lanceolata Hochst. & Steudel Santalaceae 2 Kiambu
thabai Urtica massaica Mildbr. Urticaceae 2 Kiambu
muthigiu Rhus natalensis Krauss Anacardiaceae 1 Murang'a
Muimbathunu Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich. Asclepiadaceae 1 Thika
mukungugu Commiphora eminii Engl. Burseraceae 1 Murang'a
Mahuithia Kalanchoe lanceolata (Forsk.) Pers. Crassulaceae 1 Thika
mukinduri Croton megalocarpus Del. Euphorbiaceae 1 Maragwa
kariria Euphorbia tirucalli L. Euphorbiaceae 1 Maragwa
kaiyaba Dovyalis caffra (Hook. F. & Herv.) Warb Flacourtiaceae 1 Kiambu
mukambura Dovyalis abyssinica A. Rich Flacourtiaceae 1 Maragwa
muthigira Hydnora abyssinica Schweinf. Hydnoraceae 1 Murang'a
mutoo Azanza gackeana (F.Hoffm.) Excell & Hillcoat Malvaceae 1 Maragwa
mukuriahungu Ekebergia capensis Sparrm. Meliaceae 1 Maragwa
Mucugu Cajanus cajan Millsp. Papilionaceae 1 Maragwa
Mwaritha Dalbergia lactea Vatke Papilionaceae 1 Thika
hondo Passiflora ligularis A.Juss. Passifloraceae 1 Kiambu
munyamati Pittosporum lanatum Hutch. & Bruce Pittosporaceae 1 Nyeri
ngukura Rhamnus staddo A. Rich Rhamnaceae 1 Nyeri
Mugukuma Keetia gueinzii (Sond.) Bridson Rubiaceae 1 Maragwa
mugucwa Zanthoxylum usambarense (Engl.) Kokwaro Rutaceae 1 Maragwa
Muba Pappea capensis (Spreng) Eckl. & Zeyh. Sapidiaceae 1 Maragwa
murumbae Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal Soalanaceae 1 Maragwa
mutura Solanum aculeastrum Dunal Solanaceae 1 Maragwa
mutambi Cyphostemma maranguense (Gilg) Desc. Vitaceae 1 Maragwa