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EASTERN PROVINCE WOODY SPECIES Local - Scientific names
Red: Petauke area (Nsenga) Green: Chiulukire and Jumbe area (Nyanja)
Names gathered during CLUSA-NRM inventories 2000 to 2003 Musenga = miombo woodland Putu = munga woodland

Local - Scientific
LOCAL NAME
Biyo Bovu Buwa Bwazi langoni Bweleze Bwemba Changaluche Changalume Chanipingila Chaumbu Chibukuzela Chibukuzere Chifwafwani Chifyopola Chikoswe Chilalamphili Chilube Chimpaka Chimpakasa Chintungulu Chipembele Chipepe Chitimbe Chitondotondo Chitonto Chitovyo Chitowasilu Chiyere Chololo Chongololo chopola Congololo Finfya Funde Fyopola Gonondo Gonondo mkhazi Kabalitsi Kabambafila Kabiti (= kawizi?) Kabulasese Kabulukulu Kabuula

BOTANICAL NAME
Steganotaenia araliacea (carrot tree) Brachystegia longifolia Erythrophleum africana Securidaca longipedunculata unkn Tamarindus indica Zanha africana (female) Zanha africana (female) unkn Lannea stuhlmannii, Lannea discolor Zanha africana Zanha africana (male) Markhamia tomentosa Steganotaenia araliacea (carrot tree) Cassia abbreviata unkn Bean-like climber with leaves like Rhus Terminalia mollis Lonchocarpus capassa unkn Xeromphis obovata Faurea saligna Piliostigma thonningii? Xeroderris stuhlmannii Commiphora mollis, C. africana Commiphora africana Vangueriopsis lanciflora Ochna schweinfurthiana Commiphora africana Delonix regia unkn Proteas gaguedi Vitex doniana Vellozia equisitoides (broom) Steganotaenia araliacea Terminalia mollis, T. sericea, T. stuhlmannii, T. stenostachya Terminalia stenostachya Hymenocardia acida unkn Erythrophleum africanum? Dalbergia nitudula Strychnos innocua unkn

SPCode steara bralon eryafr seclon bwelez tamind zanhaf zanhaf chanip lannea zanham zanham marchi steara casabb chilal chilub termol loncap chintu xerobo fausal chitim xerstu commls comafr vanlan ochsch comafr delreg chopol progag vitdon velequ steara termin terste hymaci kabamb eryafr dalnit strinn kabuul

USE

Medicine

Honey

Mortars

brooms

Page 2 LOCAL NAME
Kachele Kafifi Kafumbafumba Kafunda Kafundakweo Kafupakachimbwi Kafupakachimbwi - P Kakolowozi Kalalitsi Kalama Kalamafupa Kalukuswaula Kalumpangala Kalumpangala - P Kalusapwe Kaluswaulu Kambakumbaku Kambelembenda Kambeli Kamemena Kamemenambuzi Kamphoni Kandale Kangalobozi Kangandeleka Kankande Kaonega Kapitateyi Kapulukoso Kapulula Kapululambuzi Kapulumbuzi Kapumpha Kapyaipyai Kapyalupyalu Kasala Kasalusalu Kasokolowe Kasokosoko Kasumbuti Katenge Katondotondo Katoto Kavundula Kavunguti Kavwenje Kawidzi Kawizi Kayeteka Khanza Kolowozi Lucebe Lumpunga Lupanya Makokolono

BOTANICAL NAME
Ficus brachylepis, F.craterostoma, or Ochna pulchra Acacia gerrardii Oldfieldia dactylophylla unkn Dalbergiella nyasae Allophylus africanus Adina microcephala (= Breonadia salicina) Pentarrhinum insipidum Hymenocardia acida Combretum molle, C. collinum Combretum zeyheri Dalbergia melanoxylon Dichrostachys cinerea Dalbergia melanoxylon Cassia or Senna, abbreviata, or singueana Dalbergia melanoxylon? Combretum fragrans Schrebera trichoclada Strychnos innocua Jasminum fluminense Cassipourea mollis Julbernardia globiflora Combretum zeyheri Ziziphus abyssinica unkn Ziziphus abyssinica Strychnos? Cassia abbreviata Crossopteryx febrifuga Phyllocosmus lemaireanus Phyllocosmus lemaireanus Phyllocosmus lemaireanus Combretum elaegnoides (Van Wyk pg 330) Clerodendrum sp? Clerodendrum sp. (Van Wyk pg 370) Ficus craterostoma Dalbergia melanoxylon Uapaca nitida Stereospermum kunthianum Brachystegia utilis Dichrostachys cinerea Bauhinia petersiana unkn Crossopteryx febrifuga (or D. nitidula, or Vang. lanci) Stereospermum kunthianum Brachystegia utilis Erythrophleum africanum Burkea africana Albizia anthelmintica (tiny leaves) unkn Ziziphus abyssinica Brachystegia boehmii unkn Colophospermum mopane Flacourtia indica

SPCode ficbra acager olddac kafund dalnya allafr adimic penins hymaci combre commol comzey dalmel diccin cassia dalmel comfra schtri strinn jasflu casmol julglo comzey zizaby kangan zizaby crofeb phylem comela clerod ficcra uapnit stekun brauti baupet katoto crodal burafr khanza lumpun colmop flaind katoto crofeb stekun brauti eryafr burafr albant khanza zizaby braboe lumpun colmop flaind

USE

Medicine

Page 3 LOCAL NAME
Makole Malambe Malaza Mangolovya Manjao Mapoloakalulu - P Mapoloyakalulu Masau Matolisa Matowo Matuangoma Mlyansefu Matundulukwa Mavyiyo Mbaba Mbanga Mbangozi Mbawa Mbobo Mbombo Mbuba Mbulumbunje Mbvukwe Mbwabwa Mbwemba Mbyulu Mchawe Mchelekete Mchenja - P Mchenja Mchenjankulo Mchenjasumu Mchindula Mchinka - P Mchinka Mchiu Mdenza Mdima Mfendaluzi Mfinfiya Mfitiziloza Mfundazizi Mfwiti Mgalilondo Mgoza Mkuviandola Mkalakate Mkalankhanga Mkambendula Mkandambazo Mkandanchembele Mkanganjovu Mkashankanga Mkhoswe Mkolansinga Mkomanyanda

BOTANICAL NAME
Anzanza garckeana or Dombeya rotundifolia Adansonia digitata Oncoba spinosa Vangueriopsis lanciflora unkn Tarenna pavettoides (Van Wyk pg. 288) Canthium crassum Ziziphus mucronata unkn Dombeya rotundifolia Pavetta crassipes Pavetta crassipes Ximenia americana unkn Khaya nyasica Pericopsis angolensis Pterocarpus rotundifolius Khaya nyasica Baphia bequaertii? Baphia bequaertii? unkn Lannea discolor - male or female? Brachystegia (utilis, or boehmii?) Cussonia arborea Tamarindus indica Vangueriopsis lanciflora Erythrina abyssinica Swartzia madagascariensis Mimusops zeyheri or Diospyros mespiliformis Diospyros mespiliformis or D. Kirkii Diospyros kirkii Diospyros mespiliformis Dalbergia nitidula or D. melanoxylon Uapaca sansibarica Popowia obovata Dombeya rotundifolia unkn Phyllocosmus lemaireanus Brachystegia boehmi, manga, or boehmii Vitex doniana unkn Brachystegia longifolia Boscia salicifolia Afzelia quanzensis Sterculia africana Vangueria infausta (if hairy); Bridelia cathartica if not hairy Monotes africanus Acacia nigrescens Hexalobus monopetalus Flacourtia indica Hexalobus monopetalus Dalbergiella nyasae Acacia nigrescens Cassia abbreviata Dalbergia nitudula Brachystegia boehmi

SPCode anzgar adadig oncspi vanlan manjao tarpav cancra zizmuc matoli domrot pavcra pavcra ximame mavyio khanya perang pterot khanya bapbeQ bapbeQ mububa landis brachy cusarb tamind vanlan eryaby swamad mimdio diomes diokir diomes dalber uapsan popobo domrot mdenza phylem brachy vitdon mfitiz bralon bossal afzqua steafr vaninf monafr acanig hexmon flaind hexmon dalnya acanig casabb dalnit braboe

USE
Fruits

Medicine

Fruits

charcoal

Fruits

Fruits

Fruits

Page 4 LOCAL NAME
Mkondokondo Mkongolo Mkorasinga Mkoso Mkoswe Mkulasinga Mkulo Mkulukushi Mkunku Mkusi Mkusu Mkute Mkuti Mkuviandola Mkuyu Mkuzyandola Mlakanjovu Mlalankhanga Mlalanzovu Mlangali Mlashawantu Mlaza Mlele Mlelenzombo Mlembe Mleza Mlombe Mlombwa Mlowa Mlungulwa Mlyansefu Mnayamene Mngonono Mngonono ukazi Mnswaswa Mnyanda Mnyoka Mpalankanga Mpandanjovu Mpandapanda Mpangala Mpapa Mphalakasa Mphyoka Mpindule Mpiti Mpondo Mpovia Mpuluka Mpumbafumba Mpundu Mputi Mputu Msalankunzi Msale Msamba Msamba mfumu

BOTANICAL NAME
Flacourtia indica Brachystegia bussei Dalbergia nitidula Burkea africana Cassia abbreviata Dalbergia nitidula Diospyros kirkii Afzelia? Acacia erioloba Baikaea plurijuga (teak) Ricinodendron rautanenii Combretum collinum Brachystegia utilis Bridelia cathartica Ficus sycomorus Bridelia cathartica Stereospermum kunthianum Acacia nigriscens Zanha africana (male) Euphorbia ingens Ziziphus abyssinica Oncoba spinosa or Hyphaene or Borassus Sterculia africana Sterculia quinqueloba (Egyptian Plane Tree) Cassia abbreviata Cassia abbreviata Pterocarpus angolensis Adansonia digitata (baobob) Rothmannia? unkn Pavetta crassipes unkn Terminalia sp. Terminalia sp. Lonchocarpus capassa Brachystegia stipulata Cassia abbreviata Albizia harveyi Cussonia arborea Stereospermum kunthianum Dichrostachys cinerea Afzelia quanzensis Combretum elaegnoides (Van Wyk pg 330) “Nyasaland” = sqare stem w. 3-whorled leaves Cassipourea mollis unkn Bauhinia petersiana Annona senegalensis Securidaca longepedunculata Schrebera trichoclada Parinari curatellifolia Brachystegia spiciformis Brachystegia spiciformis Jasminum fluminense Brachystegia bussei Brachystegia boehmii Protea welwitschii

SPCode flaind brabus dalnit burafr casabb dalnit diokir afzafr acaeri baiplu ricrau comcol brauti bricat ficsyc bricat stekun acanig zanham euping zizaby oncspi steafr stequi casabb casabb pteang adadig rotman mlungu pavcra mnayam termin termin loncap brasti casabb albhar cusarb stekun diccin afzqua comeal nyasal casmol mmpiti baupet annsen seclon schtri parcur braspi braspi jasflu brabus braboe prowel

USE

“ “

Timber

Page 5 LOCAL NAME
Msambandola Msambavibanda Msanga Msanganza Msangu Msangu Msase Msebe Msekamano Msekese Msenga Msengwa Msewe Mshashampango Msikizi Msipani Msolo Msongwa Msueta Msuku Msumbu Msungawantu Msupanye Mswaswa Mtacha Mtala Mtalanjovu Mtalayero Mtandaubanga Mtanga Mtanta Mtantanyelele Mtawa Mtelezi Mteme Mtipitipi Mtombozi Mtondo Mtondo-P Mtowa Mtowasisu Mtowasilu Mtubatuba Mtubetube Mtulutulu Mtumbwi Mtunda Mtundu Mtundulukwa Mtuwa Mukwa Mulayapumbwui Mungweluwe Muntufita Musase Muswepane Mutuagwampanzi

BOTANICAL NAME
Lannea stuhlmannii unkn Acacia tortilis Isoberlinia angolensis Acacia albida Acacia tortilis Albizia anthunesiana Sclerocarya caffra or birrea Bridelia cathartica Piliostigma thonningii Brachystegia allenii Albizia amara Sclerocarya caffra or birrea Albizia versicolor Trichilia emetica Grewia spp Pseudolachynostylis maprouneifolia Garcinia huillensis Trema, Celtis, or Grewia sp. Uapaca kirkii Brachystegia allenii or manga Stereospermum kunthianum unkn Lonchocarpus capassa Berchemia discolor Gardenia spp Zanha africana male Combretum celastroides Xylopia odoratissima - sand cover plant Albizia adianthifolia and A.versicolor Oncoba spinosa Cassia singueana or abbreviata Ficus wakefeldii Stereospermum kunthianum Strychnos cocculoides Erythrina sp. (3 triangle leaflets) Diplorhynchus condylocarpon Julbernardia paniculata Cordyla africana Diplorhyncus condylocarpon Vangueriopsis lanciflora Vangueriopsis lanciflora Acacia sieberiana Acacia sieberana Strychnos innocua Kirkia acuminata Turraea nilotica Terminalia mollis Ximenia americana Brachystegia manga Pterocarpus angolensis Garcinia livingstonei Ziziphus abyssinica Diospyros batocana Albizia antunesiana Ochna? Garcinia livingstonei

SPCode lanstu msamba acator isoang acaalb acator albant sclcaf bricat piltho braall albama sclcaf albver trieme grewia psemap garhui tremaQ uapkir brachy stekun msupan loncap berdis garden zanham comcel xylodo albadi oncspi cassia ficwak stekun strcoc erytna dipcon julpan corafr acasie vanlan vanlan acasie acasie strinn kiracu turnil termol ximame braman pteang garliv zizaby diobat albant ochnaQ garliv

USE

poles

Poles

Page 6 LOCAL NAME
Muyeti, muweti Mvilu Mvukwe Mvunguti Mvungula Mwadyambe Mwanchyambe Mwanga Mwanjane Mwanjane - P Mwanya Mwanza Mwanzamasaka - P Mwanzamasaka - C Mwavi - P Mwavi Mwazi Mwinda Mzaza Mzazo Mzilu Mzimbili Mzizi Mzumba Mzunganyewe Nchengadzuwa Nchenja Nfifiya Ngaingai Ngowe Nkama Nkankande Nkhama Nkhandanchembele Nkhondonkhondo Nkhulo Nkula Nsangu Nsengwa Nsomwa Nsungwi Ntele Ntemya Ntengele Nthemya Nthubethube Nthudza Nthungulu Nthupana Nyafungo Nyamalupepe Nyamaponombwe Nyasalande Nyazongo

BOTANICAL NAME
Terminalia stenostachya Ekebergia benguelensis Brachystegia allenii Kigelia africana Kigelia africana unkn unkn Pericopsis angolensis Bridelia duvigneaudii Hexalobus monopetalus var. obovatus (Van Wyk pg. 158) Adenia senensis Julbernardia globiflora Pterocarpus chrysothryx Brachystegia bussei Bridelia cathartica subsp. melanthesoides Crossopteryx febrifuga unkn Securidaca longepedunculata Monotes africanus unkn Ekebergia benguelensis Strychnos spinosa Acacia sieberana Kirkia acuminata Acacia gerrardii Mimusops zeyheri? Mimusops zeyheri Vitex doniana Mimusops zeyheri fruit? Acacia polyacantha Ormocarpum bibracteatum Ziziphus abyssinica Albizia anthelmintica (Van Wyk pg. 506) Hexalobus monopetalus Cordia sp. Diospyros kirkii Pterocarpus chrysothrix Acacia tortilis Albizia amara Acacia or Garcinia? Oxytenanthera abyssinica (bamboo) Oxytenanthera abyssinica (bamboo) Strychnos spinosa Ximenia americana (nonhairy) or X. caffra (hairy) Strychnos cocculoides Acacia sieberiana Flacourtia indica Aframonum (furry climber looks like combretum) Bean-like climber with leaves like Rhus Acacia erioloba Xylopia odoratissima - sand cover plant ? Acacia nigrescens (small tea-like shrub) unkn

SPCode terste ekeben braall kigafr kigafr mwadya mwanch perang briduv hexobo adesen bricam ptechr brabus bricat crofeb mmwazi seclon monafr mmzazo ekeben strspi acasie kiracu acager mimzey mimzey vitdon mimzey acapol ormbib zizaby albanm hexmon cordsp diokir ptechr acator albama nsomwa oxyaby oxyaby strspi ximeni strcoc acasie flaind aframo nthupa acaeri xylodo acanig nyasal nyazon

USE

charcoal

Cookingsticks

Fruits

Medicine

Honey

Page 7 LOCAL NAME
Nyoka Nyongongombovu Pingo Pulupulu Sedelera Sinele Sobwa Sunde Tambozi Tembusha Temya Tipitipi Tombozicipeta Twitwimusumbu Uleta Vizimbili

BOTANICAL NAME
Cassia abbreviata Markhamia obtusifolia Dalbergia melanoxylon Ormocarpum bibracteatum Toona ciliata Pterocarpus chrysothrix Garcinia? Vellozia equisetoides unkn Aloe? Strychnos cocculoides Erythrina sp. (3 triangle leaflets) unkn Brachystegia allenii Peltophorum africanum Strychnos spinosa or S. cocculoides

SPCode casabb marobt dalmel orbib toocil ptechr garciQ velequ tamboz aaloe strcoc erythr tomboz braall pelafr strych

USE

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