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Table 2 Homegarden plants documented from Sebeta-Awas District

From: Ethnobotanical study of homegarden plants in Sebeta-Awas District of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia to assess use, species diversity and management practices

Family Scientific name Local name Habit Indigenous/exotic Use Coll. No.
Acanthaceae Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T.Anders. Dhummugaa (O) Shrub Indigenous Live fence TM75
Alliaceae Allium cepa L. Qullubii-diimaa (O) Herb Exotic Vegetable TM105
  Allium sativum L. Quulubii-adii (O) Herb Exotic Vegetable, medicine TM76
Amaranthaceae Amaranthus hybridus L. Oromee (O) Herb Exotic Vegetable, weed TM32
  Achyranthes aspera L. - Herb Indigenous Medicine, weed TM92
  Iresine herbstii Hook. ex. Lindl. - Herb Exotic Ornament TM16
Anacardiaceae Rhus glutinosa A. Rich Xaxeecha (O) Tree Indigenous Fuel wood TM104
  Schinus molle L. Alaaltu (O) Tree Exotic Shade, household tool TM63
  Mangifera indica L. Mango (O, A, G) Tree Exotic Fruit crop TM45
Annonaceae Annona cherimola Mill. Gishta (A) Tree Exotic Fruit crop TM87
Apiaceae Anethum graveolens L. - Herb Exotic Weed TM10
  Daucus carota L. Carorot (A) Herb Indigenous Vegetable TM57
Apocynaceae Carissa spinarum L. Hagamsa (O) Liana Indigenous Live fence TM70
Asparagaceae Agave americana L. Argissa (O) Herb Exotic Household tool TM47
  Agave sisalana Perrine ex. Engler Argissa (O) Herb Exotic Household tool TM79
Asteraceae Artemisia absinthum L. Arrity Herb Exotic Medicine TM24
  Conyza pyrrhopappa Sch. Bip ex A. Rich. - Herb Indigenous Ornament TM109
  Guizotia schimperi Sch.Bip ex. Walp - Herb Indigenous Weed TM39
  Lactuca sativa L. Selata (A) Herb Exotic Vegetable TM108
  Parthenium hysterophorous L. Faramsiisa (O) Herb Exotic Weed TM107
  Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn. Sokooruu (O) Herb Exotic Weed TM99
  Sonchus oleraceus L. Sokooruu (O) Herb Exotic Weed TM58
  Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv. - Tree Exotic Shade TM65
  Tagetes patula L. - Herb Exotic Ornament TM89
  Vernonia amygdalina Del. Ebichaa (O) Shrub Indigenous Household tool, medicine TM19
Boraginaceae Cordia africana Lam. Wadeecha (O Tree Indigenous Household tool, shade, medicine TM15
Brassicaceae Brassica carinata A. Br. Yeguragiegomen (A) Herb Indigenous Vegetable TM111
  Brassica oleracea L. Goommana (O), Tql-gomen (A) Herb Exotic Vegetable TM93, TM101
Cactaceae Opuntia cylindrica (Lam.) DC. Qulqal (A) Shrub Exotic Live fence TM30
Caricaceae Carica papaya L. Papay (A) Tree Exotic Fruit crop, medicine TM7
Celastraceae Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl. Caatii (O) Shrub Indigenous Stimulant TM6
Chenopodiaceae Beta vulgaris L. Qosta (A) Herb Exotic Vegetable TM20
Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita pepo L. Dabaaqula (O) Liana Exotic Vegetable, medicine TM46
  Lagenaria abyssinica (Hook. f.) C. Jeffery Hadoftu (O) Liana Indigenous Household tool TM59
Cupresaceae Cupressus lusitanica Mill. Gaattiraa–faraanjii (O) Tree Exotic Live fence TM48
  Juniperus procera Hochst. ex Endl. Gatira Habasha (O) Tree Indigenous Construction, household tool TM44
Cyperaceae Cyperus rotundus L. - Herb Indigenous Household tool TM13
Euphorbiacaeae Croton macrostachyus Del. Bakkanisa (O) Tree Indigenous Fuel wood, shade, household tool TM60
  Euphorbia ampliphylla Pax. Adamee (O) Herb Indigenous Weed TM36
  Ricinus communis L. Qobboo (O) Herb Indigenous Household tool TM78
Fabaceae Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth. Laaftto (O) Tree Indigenous Fuel wood, shade, household tool TM9
  Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev. Laftto (O) Tree Indigenous Shade, household tool TM1
  Acacia mearnsii De Willd. Yetemenja–zaf (O) Tree Exotic Fuel wood TM18
  Acacia saligna (Labill.) Wendl. - Tree Exotic Shade TM4
  Albizia schimperiana Oliv. Hambabessa (O) Tree Indigenous Shade, household tool TM8
  Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston Arangamaa (O) Liana Exotic Live fence TM3
  Calpurnia aurea (Ait.) Benth. Ceekaa (O) Shrub Indigenous Medicine TM68
  Erythrina brucei Schweinf. Wolensuu (O) Tree Indigenous Shade TM52
  Millettia ferruginea (Hochst.) Bak. Sotoollo (O) Tree Indigenous Shade, household tool TM77
  Phaseolus lunatus L. Adengware (A) Liana Exotic Pulse TM49
  Phaseolus vulgaris L. Boloqqie (A) Liana Exotic Pulse TM71
  Senna septemtrionalis (Viv.) Irwin & Barnby Akayi-warabessa (O) Tree Exotic Fuel wood TM17
  Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr. - Shrub Exotic Live fence TM35
  Trifolium tembense Fresen. - Herb Indigenous Weed TM112
  Vicia faba L. Baqeella (O) Herb Exotic Pulse TM110
Flacourtiaceae Dovyalis caffra (Hook. f. & Harv.) Hook. f. Koshomii (O) Shrub Exotic Live fence TM80
Lamiaceae Mentha longifolia (L.) Hudson - Herb Indigenous fragrant TM40
  Mentha puegium L. Nana (A) Herb Indigenous Spice TM94
  Ocimum basilicum L. Besobilla (A) Herb Exotic Spice TM74
  Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth. Koricha–Michii (O) Shrub Indigenous Medicine TM66
  Ocimum urticifolium Roth Koricha-alkani (O) Shrub Indigenous Medicine TM100
  Otostegia integrifolia Benth. Tungit (A) Shrub Indigenous Medicine TM106
  Rosmarinus officinalis L. Siga-metibesha (A) Shrub Exotic Fragrant TM31
Lauraceae Persea americana Mill. Abukado (O, A, G) Tree Exotic Fruit crop TM2
Loganiaceae Buddleja davidii Franch. Amfar (O) Shrub Exotic Live fence TM82
Lythraceaee Punica granatum L. Roman (A) Shrub Exotic Fruit crop, medicine TM85
Malvaceae Hibiscus sp. - Shrub Indigenous Ornament TM25
  Malva verticillata L. Litii (O) Herb Indigenous Medicine TM64
  Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex. A. Rich. Guute (O) Herb Indigenous Household tool TM103
Moraceae Ficus elastica Roxb. Yegoma-zaf (A) Tree Exotic Shade TM95
  Ficus sur Forssk. Harbuu (O) Tree Indigenous Shade TM29
  Morus alba L. Enjorie (O) Tree Exotic Fruit crop TM28
Musaceae Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman. Qoccoo (O) Herb Indigenous Medicine, household tool TM41
Myrtaceae Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh. Bargamo-diimaa (O) Tree Exotic Construction, fuel wood, live fence TM5
  Eucalyptus globulus Labill. Bargamo-adii (O) Tree Exotic Construction, medicine TM27
  Myrtus communis L. Ades (A, G) Herb Exotic Fragrant TM86
  Psidium guajava L. Zeytunaa (O) Tree Exotic Fruit crop TM53
Nyctaginaceae Bougainvillea glabra Choisy Bugambe (A) Liana Exotic Ornament TM51
Oleaceae Jasminum abyssinicum Hochest. ex DC. Qamaxxee (O) Liana Indigenous Medicine TM91
  Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata (Wall. ex G. Don) Cif. Ejeersa (O) Tree Indigenous Fragrant TM22
Phytolaccaceae Phytolacca dodecandra L’ Herit. Endod (A) Shrub Indigenous Household tool TM81
Pinaceae Pinus patula Schiede ex. Schltdl. Cham. Arzelibanose (A) Tree Exotic Live fence TM33
Poaceae Arundo donax L. Shambako (O) Herb Exotic Household tool, live fence TM97
  Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. Coqoorsa (O) Herb Indigenous Household tool TM90
  Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf Tej-sar (A) Herb Exotic Fragrant, medicine TM21
  Saccharum officinarum L. Shenkor-ageda (A) Herb Exotic Sugar crop TM54
  Zea mays L. Boqqolloo (O) Herb Exotic Cereal crop TM113
Poygonaceae Rumex nepalensis Spreng. Shultii (O) Herb Indigenous Medicine TM88
Proteaceae Grevillea robusta R. Br. - Tree Exotic Live fence, shade TM50
Rhamnaceae Rhamnus prinoides L’ Herit. Geeeshoo (O, A) Shrub Indigenous Household tool TM14
Rosaceae Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J. F. Gmel. Heexoo (O) Tree Indigenous Medicine TM61
  Malus sylvestris Miller Apple Tree Exotic Fruit crop TM98
  Prunus x domestica L. Prim (A) Tree Exotic Fruit crop TM69
  Rosa abyssinica Lindley Qega (A) Shrub Indigenous Live fence TM42
  Rosa hybrida L. Tsigereda (A) Shrub Exotic Ornament TM12
Rubiaceae Coffea arabica L. Buna (O, A, G) Shrub Indigenous Stimulant TM11
  Galium aparinoides Forssk. Maxaanee (O) Herb Indigenous Weed TM114
Rutaceae Casimiroa edulis La Llave Shasho (A) Tree Exotic Fruit crop TM43
  Citrus aurantifolia (Christm.) Swingle Lomii (O) Shrub Exotic Fruit crop TM37
  Citrus sinensis (L.) Osb. Burtukaana (O) Shrub Exotic Fruit crop TM83
  Ruta chalepensis L. Chiracot (O, G) Herb Exotic Spice, medicine TM67
Salicaceae Populus sp. Ye-kibrit enchet (A) Tree Exotic Household tool TM23
Santalaceae Osyris quandripartita Decn. Watoo (O) Tree Indigenous Construction TM62
Scrophulariaceae Verbascum sinaiticum Benth. Guraa haree Shrub Indigenous Weed TM56
Simarobaceae Brucea antidysenterica J. F Mill. Qomeenyo (O) Shrub Indigenous Medicine TM38
Solanaceae Capsicum annuum L. Brbare (O) Herb Exotic Vegetable TM34
  Datura stramonium L. Asangiraa (O) Herb Indigenous Medicine TM102
  Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. Timatimi (O) Herb Exotic Vegetable TM73
  Nicotiana tabacum L. Tamboo (O) Herb Exotic Stimulant TM55
  Solanum tuberosum L. Dinichaa (O) Herb Exotic Tuber crop TM84
  Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal Gizawa (A) Herb Indigenous Medicine TM72
Verbenaceae Lantana camara L. Ye- wof kolo (A) Shrub Exotic Ornament TM26
  Lippia abyssinica (Otto & A. Dietr.) Cufod. Kusaaye (O) Shrub Indigenous Spice, fragrant TM96
  1. A Amharic Language, O Oromo language