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ahalyambusiobuhalyambusinshrub about a metre tall, with leaves the size of those of an orange treesp. Maytenus undata fam. Celastraceae1.5.2Bush, shrub

caayicaayin1Tea bush; whose crushed leaves are drunk in hot watersp. Thea ( Camellia ) sinensis fam. Theaceae5.2.3.6Beverage1.5.2Bush, shrub5.2.3.1.4Food from leaves2tea; drink made by mixing hot water with crushed leaves of the tea plant5.2.3.6Beverage3Metaphor. bribe; money or presents given by s.b. who would like s.t. special done in his favour6.8.9.5Bribe

dolodondodolodondonplant growing up to 2m in swamps that has thorns. The filtrate of its ashes is used as salt and, in a form of fumigation. It is also traditionally used in treating corneal ulcersAmahoola ga dolodondo goosi gaganga omutwe.The leaves of the ‘hygrophila’ shrub are also used for treating headaches.sp. Hygrophila auriculata (Asteracantha longifolia) fam. Acanthaceae1.5.2Bush, shrub2.5.7.3Medicinal plants

ebandaamabandanBamboo; reed-like plant with a hollow stemAmabanda agahameranga gatambisiwa ngʼeryani nʼabaatu abandi.The bamboo shoots are used as sauce by some people.sp. Arundinaria alpina fam. Gramineae; sp. Bambusa vulgaris fam Bambuseae1.5.2Bush, shrub1.5.3Grass, herb, vine

efubu1efubunDragon; type of shrub commonly used to mark boundaries of land plotsOhuhuula olufubu lwo mu lubibi guba musango gwahubwaga magambira.Uprooting the dragon tree from the boundary is criminal offence.1.5.2Bush, shrub

eguguegugunbush resembling the papyrus that grows like spear grass in wet places, used for thatching housesEgungu lyosi balisimbira enju.The ‘pycreus’ grass is also used for thatching houses.sp. Pycreus nitidus fam. Cyperaceae1.5.2Bush, shrub

ehihahaleebihahalen1Croton; plant with a hollow red stem and broad leavesAmoola gʼemisi jʼehihahale amaŋuule ganywewa gaganga ehihololo hyakokolo.A concoction of the bark of the roots of the croton tree is taken as a remedy for tuberculosis.sp. Croton sylvaticus fam. Euphorbiaceae1.5.2Bush, shrub2.5.7.3Medicinal plants2castor oil plantsp. Ricinus communis1.5.2Bush, shrub

ehihaaliebihaalinerect woven drying rack for simsim or sesame process5.2.3.1.1Food from seeds1.5.2Bush, shrub6.2.6Process harvest

ehitandalaebitandalanAloe vera; plant resembling the pineapple with fragile leaves that have bitter sapsp. Aloe barbadensis fam. Liliaceae1.5.2Bush, shrub1.5.3Grass, herb, vine2.5.7.3Medicinal plants

ehitongoofaebitongoofanCoral Tree; multi-stemmed shrub that grows up to 6 m and has thick succulent bark with a lot of latexOhutusaho ohitambisa ngʼehyamaŋoono ehitongoofa hyosi hihola humabwa amanyaaha, ko nʼohuhosiira mu hida.Apart from being used as a decorative, the Coral tree is also used to treat fresh wounds and its seeds are used as a purgative.sp. Jatropha multifida fam. Euphorbiaceae1.5.1Tree1.5.2Bush, shrub

ehoboehobonclimbing shrub that grows to a height of 5m. It is succulent with ovate leaves and is believed to cure worms and syphilis. Sometimes it is used for coagulating colostrumŋambya amabeere nʼehobo.Coagulate milk with ‘phytolacca’.sp. Phytolacca dondecandra fam. Phytolaccaceae1.5.2Bush, shrub

ekaanuekaanunSesame, Simsim, Sunflower; crop that grows to 1.5 m and whose seeds are used during sacrifices to the gods because of their strong smellEryani lyʼehifulugo ehibaholire mukaanu.Soup made from simsim seeds.sp. Sesamum indicum fam. Pedaliaceae5.2.3.1.1Food from seeds1.5.2Bush, shrub

ekenabalogoekenabalogonshrub that grows up to 8 m on stony soils or anthills that has small spines that can be planted as live fenceEkenabalogo esinga hutambisiwa mu huganga ebiwuuka byomu hida.The ‘ekenabalogo’ shrub is mainly used as a vermifuge.sp. Ximenia americana fam. Olacaceae1.5.2Bush, shrub

ekenene1ekenenenRaspberry; shrub that grows to a height of 3 m that has prickles on its stem, and whose fruits are in clusterssp. Rubus pinnatus or Morus nigra. fam. Rosaceae1.5.2Bush, shrub

embogaemboganAmaranthus; type of herb sp. sometimes called cockscomb and whose leaves are used as sauce It is a bitter green leafy vegetable like spinach. It is gathered from the bush as not grown at home.Emboga yosi yirisiwa engoho nʼenduuyu.The cockscomb is also fed to chickens and rabbits.sp. Amaranthus hybridus fam. Amaranthaceae1.5.2Bush, shrub5.2.3.1.3Food from vegetables6.2.5.3Gather wild plants5.2.3.3.3Spice5.2.3.1.4Food from leaves

emendemendeemendemendensmall shrub that grows to 5 m high that bears its fruits on the stalks of leaves. It is difficult to destroy because of the sprouting power of its rootssp. Phyllanthus ovalifolius fam. Euphorbiaceae1.5.2Bush, shrub

kamulalivar.kalalikamulalin1Chilli pepper; much-branched shrub that sometimes creeps and whose red fruits are very hot to the tastesp. Capsicum prutescens fam. Solanaceae1.5.2Bush, shrub5.2.3.3.3Spice2chilli powder; spice added to sauce as a condiment5.2.3.3.3Spice

kapangakapanganLantern Camara; shrub growing up to 2 m with a prickly stem, that is sometimes grown as an ornamentsp. Lantana camara fam. Verbenaceae1.5.2Bush, shrub

maŋolumaŋolunevergreen shrub sp.sp. Euclea divinonrum1.5.2Bush, shrub

nabuhuuŋwanabuhuuŋwanCassia shrub 2-3m high, fast-growing with yellow flowers whose seeds are eaten like those of the Tamarind treesp. Cassia bicapsularis fam. Caesalpiniaceae1.5.2Bush, shrub

nabuluŋwanabuluŋwanbush with thorns1.5.2Bush, shrub

nagasusuuninagasusuunin1plant growing up to 2.5 m with rings of red flowers around its nodes, from which birds suck juice. Its leaves are used to relieve stomach painAmahoola ga nagasusuuni gaganga mu hida.The leaves of ‘leonotis’ relieve stomach pain.sp. Leonotis nepetifolia fam. Labiatae1.5.2Bush, shrub2.5.7.3Medicinal plants2Scarlet-chested sunbird; small bird with a long beak that it uses for sucking nectar from flowerssp. Chalcomitra senegalensis fam Nectariniidae1.6.1.2Bird

nahatabanahatabanGoat weed; plant growing up to 1.5 m with white flowers, and whose crushed leaves are used in treating fresh wounds, and are very much liked by goatssp. Ageratum conyzoides fam. Compositae1.5.2Bush, shrub

nahimuli omulandonahimuli omulandonshrub with orange flowers whose leaves are used for smoking anthills to get white ants out1.5.2Bush, shrub