Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 5 List of traditional medicinal plant (MP) species used to treat both human and livestock ailments in Ada’a District

From: Ethnobotany of medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

S/N Scientific name Family Local name (Oromifa/Amarigna) Coll. from Ha. UT TNC Alt. Range Coll. No
1 Aloe macrocarpa Tod. Aloaceae Argiisa/Ret W/CL H Bo 6 1850-2150 AK 145
2 Brucea antidysenterica J. F. Mill. Simaroubaceae Qumegno/Abalo W S Bo 15 1900-2700 AK 182
3 Calpurnia aurea (Ait.) Benth. Fabaceae Ceekaa/Digita W S Bo 6 1600-2750 AK 225
4 Clematis simensis Fresen. Ranunculaceae Fiitii/Enderifa W LI Bo 12 1800-2700 AK 178
5 Cyphostemma adenocaule Vitaceae Melas golgul W CL Bo 14 2000-2450 AK 060
6 Ficus sur Forssk. Moraceae Harbu/Sholla W T Bo 5 1750-2200 AK 210
7 Fuerstia africana Th. Fries Lamiaceae Eje Admek W H Bo 11 1600-2200 AK 083
8 Hygrophila schulli (Hamilt.) M. R. & S. M. Almeida Acanthaceae ***** W/CL H Bo 3 1900-2400 AK 079
9 Inula confertiflora A. Rich. Asteraceae Mognoree/Weynageft W S Bo 5 2200-2600 AK 253
10 Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anders Acanthaceae Dhumuugaa/Sensel HG S Bo 27   AK 167
11 Kalanchoe petitiana A. Rich Crassulaceae Bosoqee/Endahula W H Bo 24 1900-2600 AK 257
12 Leonotis raineriana Vis. Lamiaceae Bokkoluu dimma/Ras kimir W S Bo 25 2400-2700 AK 125
13 Maesa lanceolata Forssk. Myrsinaceae Abbayyii/Kelewa W S Bo 5 2100-2800 AK 202
14 Melia azedarach L. Meliaceae ***** HG S Bo 9   AK163
15 Myrsine africana L. Myrsinaceae Qacama/Kechem W S Bo 9 2200-2600 AK 043
16 Pavetta abyssinica Fresen. Rubiaceae Muke-buniti W S Bo 5 2000-2500 AK 027
17 Phytolacca dodecandra L’ Herit Phytolaccaceae Handoode/Endod W/HG S Bo 19 2000-2700 AK 095
18 Prunus africana (Hook. f. ) Kalms Rosaceae Hoomii/Tikur Enchet W/HG T Bo 14 2100-2600 AK 097
19 Rubia cordifolia L. Rubiaceae Enchibir W H Bo 31 1800-2600 AK 111
20 Rubus steudneri Schweinf. Rosaceae Agogota W H Bo 4 2500-2800 AK 082
21 Rumex abyssinicus Jacq. Polygonaceae Meqmeqo W H Bo 9 2000-2800 AK 154
22 Rumex nepalensis Spreng. Polygonaceae Shuultii/Tulet W H Bo 19 1700-2600 AK 231
23 Solanecio gigas (Vatke.) C. Jeffrey Asteraceae Gommana osolee HG S Bo 7   AK 115
24 Solanum anguivi Lam. Solanaceae HiddiWorabessa/ZerchEnbuay W/CL S Bo 8 1600-2700 AK 247
25 Solanum incanum L. Solanaceae Hiddii/Yehabesha Embuay W/CL S Bo 6 1500-2400 AK 151
26 Stephania abyssinica (Dillon ex A. Rich.) Walp. Menispermaceae Kalaala/Engochit W LI Bo 26 2000-2800 AK 189
27 Verbascum sinaiticum Benth. Scrophulariaceae Guraa Haree/Yahaya joro W/CL H Bo 6 1900-2600 AK 149