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Preliminary list of Xhosa plant names from Eastern Cape, South Africa

A. P. Dold, M. L. Cocks
Bothalia | Vol 29, No 2 | a601 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v29i2.601 | © 1999 A. P. Dold, M. L. Cocks | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 01 October 1999 | Published: 01 October 1999

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A. P. Dold, Selmar Schonland Herbarium. Rhodes University, Botany Department, South Africa
M. L. Cocks, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Rhodes University

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1 990 Xhosa names for 1 065 taxa that have been identified in the Selmar Schonland Herbarium and have had names
confirmed by more than one source, are listed alphabetically as a further addition to the knowledge of vernacular names of
plants for Eastern Cape. Ecological terms are given at the end of the list.


Eastern Cape; ethnobotany. South Africa; Xhosa plant names


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