Table 5 Documented indigenous plants used to control ticks

From: Utilisation of indigenous knowledge to control ticks in goats: a case of KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa

Scientific name Vernacular name Family Plant part Voucher number
Cissus quadrangularis. Lin Inhlashwana Vitaceae Leaves NU0068142
Stapelia gigantea Uzililo Apocynaceae Leavers Yet to be identified
Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey Inhlashwana Apocynaceae Leaves Yet to be identified
Portulaca pilosa L Ushisizwe Portulacaceae Leaves NU0068139
Maytenus acuminata (L.f.) Loes Ingwavuma Celastraceae Leaves Yet to be identified