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nanderaŋombeabananderaŋombenbroad leaved herb plant1.5.3Grass, herb, vine

naafwinaafwinshort plant with grey flowers that give it the appearance of grey hairs, that is used as medicine1.5.3Grass, herb, vine

nesineebinesineebinvine sp. climbing plant that has an unpleasant smell that is believed to cures measles and arouses appetitesp. Kedrostis foetidissima fam. Cucurbitaceae1.5.3Grass, herb, vine2.5.7.3Medicinal plants

ŋwerera mbitevar.pwerera mbiteŋwerera mbitenMimosa herb; medicinal plant that can fold and unfold its leaves when touched1.5.3Grass, herb, vine2.5.7.3Medicinal plants

obubindunshort grass that bear seeds like finger millet that are eaten during famineObubindu babulya hwanjala.The seeds of this millet-like grass is eaten during famine.1.5.3Grass, herb, vine

obuhaalaoluhaalanBlack Jack; herb with black seeds that cling to clothes on contactObuhaala wesasaania ni weŋamba hu ngoye.The back jack spreads its seeds by clinging on clothes.sp. Bidens pilosa fam. Compositae1.5.2Bush, shrub1.5.3Grass, herb, vine

obujiijancouch grass sp. with very small blades1.5.3Grass, herb, vine

olubembeebembenspear grass; plant growing to 1.5 m, that looks like thorns at its germinating stage and that is used for thatching houses and granariesEbembe litambisiwa mu husimba enju nʼohujunga omubisi.The spear grass is used for thatching houses and when squeezing ripe bananas for juice.sp. Imperata cylindrica fam. Andropogoneae6.5.3Building materials1.5.3Grass, herb, vine

olubombweamabombwenvine traditionally used in celebrating the birth of twinssp. Momordica foetida fam. Cucurbitaceae1.5.3Grass, herb, vine

olufunjoamafunjon1papyrus grass or reed; tall grass that grows in swamps with tassels at the top and from which papyrus mats are madeAmafunjo gano sigahena luŋambo.These papyri are not enough to make a mat.sp. Cyperu papyrus fam. Cyperaceae6.6.4.2Weaving baskets and mats7.5.4.1Rope, string1.5.3Grass, herb, vine2style of sewing a garment where pleats are put on it5.3.6Parts of clothing6.6.1Working with cloth

olugohegoheengohegohenash-coloured herb growing up to 2 m with grey leaves that are used for bathing to treat s.b. who has fever1.5.3Grass, herb, vine2.5.7.3Medicinal plants

oluhandwaekandwanshrub sp. with thorny branches that is used at the twin’s ceremony. Its roots are chewed to treat snake bites and its leaves are used to treat stomach ache. It has small yellow-green flowersObutahi kandwa; batema busesuha.Scarcity is like the secuinega thorny shrub; there is a coppice whenever you cut it. Meaning that one cannot get rid of scarcity.sp. Flueggea virosa (Securinega virosa) fam. Eiphorbiaceae1.5.3Grass, herb, vine2.5.7.3Medicinal plants

oluhaafancreeping perennial grass with nodes and internodes commonly known as ‘star grass’ Other names include Doob or Doub grass, Bahamas grass, Devil’s grass, Bermuda grass and Arugam-pilluCynodon dactylon1.5.3Grass, herb, vine

oluhohooli1amahohoolin1Sisal; woody herb with a whorl of spiny leaves at the ground level. Its flowering stem reaches a height of 6 m. Inside its fleshy leaves are threads that are used for making twine and ropessp. Agave sisalana fam. Amaryllidaceae1.5.3Grass, herb, vine2sisal strands that remain after removing the palisade parenchyma tissues of the sisal leaves, that are used when twining ropes6.2.5.4Plant product6.6.1Working with cloth7.5.4.1Rope, stringoluhohooli2nsisal thread6.6.1Working with cloth7.5.4.1Rope, string

oluhoniekoninFinger Euphorbia; tree that grows up to 6 m and whose white sticky sap is poisonous. It is usually planted along boundaries and as a live fence.Obuhoni bwo mu muhoni banabisa olutu olwohusagiriraho omwenge.The sap from the Finger Euphorbia tree is used when gumming together banana leaves for keeping juice to ferment into beer.sp. Euphorbia tirucalli fam. Euphorbiaceae1.5.1Treeoluhoni olusindenvine sp. that is a miniature variety of Finger Euphorbia tree sp.1.5.3Grass, herb, vine

oluhoni olusindeekoni esindenvine sp. that is a miniature variety of Finger Euphorbia tree sp.1.5.3Grass, herb, vineder. ofoluhoni

oluliboamalibonsweet potato vinesp. Ipomea batatas fam Convolvulaceae5.2.3.1.5Food from roots1.5.3Grass, herb, vine6.2.1.2.1Growing potatoes