INDEX OF PLANTS

ahish 224

aburo 72

Acacia albida 109

acha 10, 59, 72

afezu 261

afio-warun 72

African millet 55

African rice 7, 17, 32, 252

aja 239

amabele 88

amale 55

amaranth 283

Amaranthus caudatus 283

antelope grass 267

Aristida pungens 260

ater 224

Avena abyssinica (see also Ethiopian oats) 14, 248

A. barbata 249

A. sativa 249

A. vaviloviana 249

Azadirachta indica (see also neem) 279


Baga-malé 32

bajra 77, 82, 88

bakela 224

barankiya 55

barley 14, 49, 218, 243

irregular 14

beans 209

faba 224

lima 209

winged 209

bicolor type (sorghum) 191

bird-resistant sorghum 180

black fonio 60, 68, 72, 74

Bothriochloa 170

bourgou 259, 264, 266

Brachiaria species 259

B. brizantha 259

B. deflexa (see also guinea millet) 14, 67, 237

B. stigmatisata 237

bread grass 259

broomcorn 186, 209

bubele 88

buckwheat 218

buffel grass 121, 170, 266

bule 55

bulo 55

bulrush millet 77, 88

bultuk 88


candle millet 88

Capillipedium 193

cattail millet 88

caudatum type (sorghum) 131, 191, 165

Cenchrus biflorus 258, 262

C. catharticus 262

C. ciliaris 121, 170, 266

C. leptacanthus 266

C. prieurii 266

ceyut 55

chevral 262

chicken corn 138, 186

chidzanjala 232

chimanganga 232

cholam 138

Chrysopogon 191, 193

commercial pearl millet 111

coracan 55

cowpea 109

Crotolaria species 278

crowfoot grasses 267


Dactyloctenium species 267

D. aegyptium (see also Egyptian grass) 258, 267

dagusa 88

dagussa 55

desert panic grass 258

Dichanthium 170

Digitaria species 70

D. decumbens 69

D. exilis (see also fonio) 10, 59, 60, 72, 237

D. ihburua (see also acha) 10, 59, 60, 72, 74

D. nigeria 63

dogtooth grass 259

drinn 260

duhun 88

dukhon 88

durra 131, 138, 141

durum 239

dyes, sorghum 212

eboniaye 72


Echinochloa species 259

E. colona 258, 267

E. pyramidalis 267

E. stagnina 259, 266

efoleb 72

Egyptian grass 258, 259, 267, 269, 270

einkorn 239, 240

eleusine cultivée 55

Eleusine species 54

E. africana 56

E. coracana (see also finger millet) 39, 55, 10

E. indica 56

emmer 14, 239, 241, 242

Eragrostis species (see also tef and lovegrass) 234

E. abyssinica 232

E. ciliaris 271

E. currvula 220, 231, 232

E. gangetica 271

E. hispida 234

E. invalida 234



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Lost Crops of Africa: Volume I, Grains INDEX OF PLANTS ahish 224 aburo 72 Acacia albida 109 acha 10, 59, 72 afezu 261 afio-warun 72 African millet 55 African rice 7, 17, 32, 252 aja 239 amabele 88 amale 55 amaranth 283 Amaranthus caudatus 283 antelope grass 267 Aristida pungens 260 ater 224 Avena abyssinica (see also Ethiopian oats) 14, 248 A. barbata 249 A. sativa 249 A. vaviloviana 249 Azadirachta indica (see also neem) 279 Baga-malé 32 bajra 77, 82, 88 bakela 224 barankiya 55 barley 14, 49, 218, 243 irregular 14 beans 209 faba 224 lima 209 winged 209 bicolor type (sorghum) 191 bird-resistant sorghum 180 black fonio 60, 68, 72, 74 Bothriochloa 170 bourgou 259, 264, 266 Brachiaria species 259 B. brizantha 259 B. deflexa (see also guinea millet) 14, 67, 237 B. stigmatisata 237 bread grass 259 broomcorn 186, 209 bubele 88 buckwheat 218 buffel grass 121, 170, 266 bule 55 bulo 55 bulrush millet 77, 88 bultuk 88 candle millet 88 Capillipedium 193 cattail millet 88 caudatum type (sorghum) 131, 191, 165 Cenchrus biflorus 258, 262 C. catharticus 262 C. ciliaris 121, 170, 266 C. leptacanthus 266 C. prieurii 266 ceyut 55 chevral 262 chicken corn 138, 186 chidzanjala 232 chimanganga 232 cholam 138 Chrysopogon 191, 193 commercial pearl millet 111 coracan 55 cowpea 109 Crotolaria species 278 crowfoot grasses 267 Dactyloctenium species 267 D. aegyptium (see also Egyptian grass) 258, 267 dagusa 88 dagussa 55 desert panic grass 258 Dichanthium 170 Digitaria species 70 D. decumbens 69 D. exilis (see also fonio) 10, 59, 60, 72, 237 D. ihburua (see also acha) 10, 59, 60, 72, 74 D. nigeria 63 dogtooth grass 259 drinn 260 duhun 88 dukhon 88 durra 131, 138, 141 durum 239 dyes, sorghum 212 eboniaye 72 Echinochloa species 259 E. colona 258, 267 E. pyramidalis 267 E. stagnina 259, 266 efoleb 72 Egyptian grass 258, 259, 267, 269, 270 einkorn 239, 240 eleusine cultivée 55 Eleusine species 54 E. africana 56 E. coracana (see also finger millet) 39, 55, 10 E. indica 56 emmer 14, 239, 241, 242 Eragrostis species (see also tef and lovegrass) 234 E. abyssinica 232 E. ciliaris 271 E. currvula 220, 231, 232 E. gangetica 271 E. hispida 234 E. invalida 234

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Lost Crops of Africa: Volume I, Grains E. nindensis 234 E. paradoxa 234 E. pilosa 233, 258, 272 E. tef (see also tef) 11, 215, 232 E. tremula 272 erisi 32 Ethiopian oats 14, 248 faba bean 224 Fagopyrum esculentum (buckwheat) 218 fani 72 feni 72 fenugreek 224 feterita 138, 138, 138 findi 72 findo 72 finger millet 10, 39, 55, 252, 288, 299 Fingerhirse 55 fini 72 floating rice 21 foinye 72 foni 72 fonio 10, 59, 72, 237, 252, 298 fonio ga 72 fonyo 72 foundé 72 founié 72 fundenyo 72 fundi 72 fundi millet 72 galiang sorghums 209 gaouri 88 gawri 88 gewone bruin 232 Giza sorghum 196 glaberrima rice 32 grains, wild 15 grasses antelope 267 bread 259 buffel 121, 170, 266 crowfoot 267 dogtooth 259 Egyptian 258, 259, 267, 269, 270 johnson 193 lovegrass (see also lovegrass) 220 manna 259 napier 124, 275 pangola 69 sudan 138, 186, 193, 201, 202, 213 vetiver 106, 191, 275, 280, 281 great millet 138 great rice 32 groundnut 109 guinea corn 138, 138, 177, 186 guinea millet 14, 67, 237 guinea type (sorghum) 131 guinea sorghum 184, 185 hatchi 88 hegni 88 Hordeum irregulare 14 H. vulgare (see also barley) 243 hungry koos 72 hungry millet 72 hungry rice 59, 72 iburu 72 ipoga 72 irregular barley 14 isansa 88 ishiban 258 Issa-mo 32 jawa 138 johnsongrass 193 jola 138 jowar 141, 177 kafir corn 138, 177 kafir type (sorghum) 191, 165, 131 kambale 55 kaoliang 138 kaoliang 177, 188 kapelembe 88 karamaka 183 karengia 262 karindja 262 Kashi 256 kebelei 32 khaktwe 55 kiwicha 283 koddo 55 kodo millet 249 Kono 32 koos, hungry 72 koracan 55, 55 kpendo 72 kram-kram 257, 258, 262, 270 kreb 256, 261 Latipes senegalensis 271 lentils 224 lima beans 209 lipoko 55 long-seed millet 259 loul 260 lovegrass 220 weeping 220, 231 williams 232 lupodo 55 lupoko 55 machewere 88 macroptilium 208, 109 mahangu 108 maicillo 177 criollos 166 enanos 166 mejorados 166 majolothi 55 mala 24, 32 malé 32 malesi 55 manna grass 259 marchukeb 181 margaritifera type (sorghum) 184 massango 88 matolo-a-maholo 259 mawe 55 macwele 55, 88 mawere 55 mazhovole 55 mba 29, 32 mbege 55 mbei 32 merkba 261 mhunga 88 mhungu 88

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Lost Crops of Africa: Volume I, Grains mi/mawele 88 mil 88 mil du Soudan 88 mil éthiopien 232 millet 288 African 55 bulrush 77, 88 candle 88 cattail 88 finger 10, 39, 55, 252, 288, 299 fundi 72 great 138, 138 guinea 14, 67, 237 hungry 72 kodo 249 long-seed 259 pearl 10, 15, 57, 77, 88, 252, 298, 302 shama 258, 258, 267, 268 milo 138, 177 mou-bér 32 mpyoli 88 mtama 138 mugimbi 55 mulimbi 55 muzundi 88 mwere 88 mwimbi 55 napier grass 124, 275 ndzungula 232 neem 153, 279, 295 njera 55 ntweka 88 nyalothi 88 nyauti 88 nyò 88 oats 14, 249 Ethiopian 14, 248 Oryza species 17 O. barthii 32, 36, 37, 271 O. breviligulata 36, 258 O. glaberrima (see also African rice) 7, 17, 32 O. longistaminata 37, 271 O. punctata 271 O. sativa (see also rice) 17 O. stapfii 36 other cultivated grains 237 ova 72 pa 29, 32 pangola grass 69 panicgrass, desert 258 Panicum species 259, 260 P. anabaptistum 262 P. burgii 262 P. exile 72 P. laetum 258, 261 P. miliaceum 260 P. stagninum 262 P. subalbidum 259 P. turgidum 261 wild 261 Parasorghum  191 Paspalum exile 72 P. scrobiculatum 249 peanut 109 pearl millet 10, 15, 57, 77, 88, 252, 298, 302 commercial types 111 subsistence types 93 sweet-stalk 125 peas 209, 224 pende 24, 72 Pennisetum species 91, 122, 123 P. americanum 77, 88 P. apomictic types 123 P. faccidim  121 P. gambiense 117 P. glaucum (see also pearl millet) 10, 77, 121 P. g. ssp. monodii 121 P. g. ssp. stenostachyum 121 P. g. var. globosum 117 P. hybrids 121 P. orientale 121 P. purpureum 121, 124 P. setaceum 121 P. spicatum 89 P. squamulatum 121, 123 P. typhoides 77 petit mil 55, 72 petite mil 88 Poa abyssinica 232 podgi 72 pohin 72 poho 55 pom 72 pounié 72 Pseudosorghum 191 ragi 52, 55 rapoko 55 red sorghum 212 rice 17 floating 21 glaberrima 32 great 32 river 32 wadi 270 wild 23, 258, 271 river rice 32 riz africain 32 riz des Baga 32 riz flottant 32 riz kobé 26 riz pluvial africain 32 Rottboellia 259 rukweza 55 Saccharomyces cerevisiae 199 Sahelian sandbur 262 sandbur, Sahelian 262 sanyò 88 sereme 72 Setaria sphacelata 272 shallu 138 shallu sorghum 138, 184 shama millet 258, 258, 267, 268 shawya sorghum 211 shibras 91 songhai tomo 26 sorgho 177 sorghos 182 sorghum 11, 15, 127, 138, 218, 252, 288, 298, 299, 302, 305, 309 bicolor type 191

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Lost Crops of Africa: Volume I, Grains bird-resistant 180 caudatum type 131, 165, 191 commercial types 159 fuel types 195 galiang 209 Giza 196 guinea type 131 kafir type 131, 165, 191 margaritifera type 184 red 212 shawya 211 specialty types 177 subsistence types 145 sweet 186 sweet-stalk 198 utility types 195 wild 254 Sorghum arundinaceum 142 S. arundinaceum 177, 191 S. bicolor (see also sorghum) 11, 138, 142, 177 S. h. ssp. sudanense (see also sudangrass) 193 S. caffrorum 138, 177 S. caudatum 138, 177 S. cernuum 138 S. conspicuum 177 S. dochna 138, 177 S. drummondii 138 S. durra 138, 177 S. guineense 138 S. halepense 193 S. nervosum 138 S. nigricans 138 S. propinquum 140 S. roxburghii 138 S. subglabrescens 138 S. verticiliflorum 191 S. vulgare 138, 177 sorghum dye 212 sorgo 138 spelt 240 Sporobolus fimbriatis 259 squash 209 Stenotaphrum dimidiatum 259 striga 148, 154, 170, 247, 276 Striga asiatica 148 S. hermonthica 149, 276 S. indica 276 Stylosanthes 109 sudangrass 138, 186, 193, 201, 202, 213 sugarcane 127, 138, 198 sweet sorghum 186 sweet-stalk pearl millet 125 sweet-stalk sorghum 198 Syntherisma exilis 72 S. iburua 72 t'ef 232 taf 232 tafe-e 232 tafi 232 tahf 232 tailabon 55, 55 tef 11, 15, 215, 232, 298 wild 258 tef ou bruin 232 teff 232 thaf hagaiz 233 Themeda triandra 271 tokuso 55 toulloult 260 Tribulus terrestris 258 triticale 308 Triticum dicoccum (see also emmer) 14, 239 T. monococcum 239, 240 T. spelta 240 T. turgidum 239 u/inywuthi 88 uchewele 88, 88 ulezi 55 unyaluthi 88 unyawothi 88 unyawoti 88 uphoko 55 Urochloa 259 U. mosambicensis 271 U. trichopus 271 usanje 55 uwele 88 uzak 262 vetiver grass 106, 275, 280 Vetiveria (see also vetiver grass) 191 V. nigritana 281 V. zizanioides 106, 281 vieux riz 32 vogel gierst 55 wadi rice 270 waterstraw 267 weeping lovegrass 220, 231 wetet begunche 181 wheat (see also emmer, einkorn, spelt, and durum) 218, 310 white fonio 60, 72 wild grains 15 Panicum species 261 rice 23, 258, 271 tef 258 grains 251 williams lovegrass 232 wimbi 55 winged bean 209 witchweed (see also striga) 276 wujjeg 262 zviyo 55