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Ethnobotany in Africa
Ethnomedicinal study of major species in the family Labiatae from Kenya
(University of Nairobi., 1993-08)
The family Labiatae, commonly called the mint family, is one of the flowering group of plants that has been found to have great medicinal potential. In this study, at least twenty-eight (28) indigenous species which are ...
Ethnobotany of Apocynaceae species in Kenya
(University of Nairobi., 1993-12)
The study of Apocynaceae species used in traditional medicine reveals that 25 species in 16 genera are of ethnobotanical interest. Nineteen species are medicinal, sixteen of which fall under the subfamily Plumerioideae ...
The Ecology and Management of Indigenous Forests in Southern Africa
(University of Nairobi, 1992)
Systematic collecting of Basidio mycetous fungi from Karura Forest was undertaken in the months of April to July 1991. A total of 270 collections were made, some of which have been studied ecologically and identified, and ...
Anti-giardial activity of gastrointestinal remedies of the Luo of east Africa
(University of Nairobi., 1995-04)
Activity in an in vitro assay with Giardia lamblia provided a test of the validity of a quantitative methodology used in an ethnobotanical survey of the Luo people of the Lake Victoria basin of Kenya and Tanzania. Forty-five ...