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Table 1 Family, botanical name, Fataluku name and specific uses of 40 medicinal and poisonous plant species collected in the proposed Conis Santana National Park.

From: Fataluku medicinal ethnobotany and the East Timorese military resistance

Family Botanical Name Voucher Fataluku Name Specific Uses
Anacardiaceae Mangifera indica L. UO 19564 Payahi wounds
Apocynaceae Alstonia species B R.Br. UO 19575 Wiahara diarrhea
  Cerbera manghas L. UO 19591 Amibya lactation stimulant
Araceae Monstera species Adans. UO 19570 Nae nae rasa wounds
Araliaceae Schefflera species B J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. UO 19590 Latuporo veterinary medicine
  Schefflera species C J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. UO 19592 Tufutu fractures
Arecaceae Cocos nucifera L. UO 19565 Vata mimiraka fractures
Caricaceae Carica papaya L. UO 19607 Muu malaria
Crassulaceae Bryophyllum species Salisb. UO 19596 Pipivalikerekere ear infections
Cucurbitaceae Momordica species L. UO 19604 Kapinu malaria
Cycadaceae Cycas species L. UO 19573 Beku wounds
Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea bulbifera L. UO 19579 Churailahoo wild game poison
Euphorbiaceae Aleurites moluccana (L.) Willd. UO 19568 Pokuru post partum bleeding, internal bleeding
  Euphorbia atoto G.Forst. UO 19599 Foy hasa reku reku low quality breast milk
  Jatropha curcas L. UO 19598 Mutu mutu mimi raka urinary tract infection
Fabaceae Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth. UO 19585 Iparakuliku pink eye
  Derris species B Lour. UO 19603 Cha fish poison
  Pterocarpus indicus Willd. UO 19571 Makari mouth sores
  Tamarindus indica L. UO 19589 Kaylemu sore joints
Lamiaceae Leucas species R.Br. UO 19587 Muka muka sores, eye trauma
Lecythidaceae Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz UO 19594 Coru inflammation
Leeaceae Leea indica Merr. UO 19562 Motiir diarrhea
Loranthaceae Amyema species B Tiegh002E UO 19601 Laki soru aku Urinary tract infections
Malvaceae Hibiscus species L. UO 19563 Varu Wounds
Meliaceae Unknown UO 19580 Pepuru veterinary medicine
  Azadirachta indica A. Juss. UO 19582 Erua sore joints
Menispermaceae Tinospora smilacina Benth. UO 19602 Shururu lice infestation, snake bite
Myristicaceae Unknown UO 19583 Paunete fish poison
Piperaceae Piper species L. UO 19584 Tarukukurisa itching
Poaceae Unknown UO 19574 Severoo weight loss
  Imperata cylindrica (L.) P.Beauv. UO 19576 Beerasa helminth worm infection
Polypodiaceae Drynaria quercifolia (L.) J. Sm. UO 19578 Sa-pu throat infections
Rubiaceae Pavetta species L. UO 19561 Lalamoo tuberculosis
  Nauclea orientalis (L.) L. UO 19566 Savele pink eye, post partum bleeding, internal bleeding
Rutaceae Citrus hystrix DC. UO 19595 Ami churuku hepatitis, inflammation
Verbenaceae Gmelina philippensis Lam. UO 19588 Kapuasamaru hepatitis
unknown Unknown UO 19577 Ai-anu muscle relaxant
unknown Unknown UO 19572 Luluparoo wounds
unknown Unknown UO 19600 Pia pia dysentery
unknown Unknown UO 19567 Tua tua hikari cough