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Traditional healers and laypeople: a qualitative and quantitative approach to local knowledge on medicinal plants in Muda (Mozambique).
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Through this study, relevant information was gathered on the knowledge about medicinal remedies in some rural communities of Muda (central Mozambique). The use of 198Expand
Traditional uses of plants in a rural community of Mozambique and possible links with Miombo degradation and harvesting sustainability
BackgroundMiombo woodlands play an important role in the livelihood of people living in sub-equatorial African countries, contributing to satisfy basic human needs such as food, medicine, fuelwoodExpand
Traditional medicinal plants used by Kunama ethnic group in Northern Ethiopia
Utilization of medicinal plants is almost as old as the history of mankind. Semi-structured interview, guided field walk, group discussion and market survey were used to collect ethnobotanical dataExpand
Plants and traditional knowledge: An ethnobotanical investigation on Monte Ortobene (Nuoro, Sardinia)
BackgroundMost of the traditional knowledge about plants and their uses is fast disappearing as a consequence of socio-economic and land use changes. This trend is also occurring in areas that areExpand
Wild medicinal and food plants used by communities living in Mopane woodlands of southern Angola: Results of an ethnobotanical field investigation.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Mopane woodlands play an important role in the livelihood strategies of local populations; however, they have been scarcely investigated by ethnobiologists and veryExpand
Genetic and morphological variation of Rhizophora mangle (red mangrove) along the northern Pacific coast of Nicaragua
Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) dominates in tidally active areas of neotropical mangrove forests. Despite the ecological and economic importance of this species, we still know little about theExpand
Survey of the ethnobotanical uses of Ximenia americana L. ( mumpeke ) among rural communities in South Angola
An insight into the cosmetic and medicinal importance of Ximenia americana (mumpeke) in South Angola is provided. In the years 2009 and 2010 a field investigation was carried out in four ruralExpand
Festuca inops and Festuca gracilior (Poaceae): are they two different species?
According to current systematics, Festuca inops and F. gracilior are two distinct species. However, they are hardly distinguishable from each other on the basis of their morphological characters.Expand
Stigma and style anatomy and ultrastructure in Italian Oxalis pes-caprae L. and their possible connection with self-incompatibility
Abstract The South-African Oxalis pes-caprae with trimorphic flowers is naturalised in many Mediterranean countries. In Italy only short-styled (S) populations are known for certain and the plant isExpand
Karyological investigations on the South African invasive Oxalis pes-caprae L. (Oxalidaceae) in native and invaded areas, with special focus on Italy
Results are given and discussed of karyological investigations on wild (19) and cultivated (2) populations of the invasive South African geophyte Oxalis pes-caprae L. from 21 different localitiesExpand