The medicinal and poisonous plants of southern and eastern Africa.
An account of medicinal and other uses, chemical composition, pharmacological effects and toxicology in man and animals. The main body is arranged alphabetically by families and genera (separately for phanerogams and cryptogams). There are appendices on HCN in non-gramineous plants, active principles, and European and vernacular names. KEYWORDS: Botany economic \ Medicinal plants \ Minor forest products \ Africa medicinal plants \ Africa