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Useful Plants of Ghana

By: Daniel Abbiw

353 pages, 16 plates with 96 colour photos; tables

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Paperback | Jan 1990 | #8849 | ISBN: 1853390437
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Hardback | Jan 1999 | #8848 | ISBN: 1853390801
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About this book

A fascinating collection of information about the plants of Ghana. Divided into subjects such as food, fuel, medicine and weeds, and listed by their scientific, Ghanaian and English (where applicable) names, Useful Plants of Ghana will be of great interest to ethnobotanists and biochemists searching for little known remedies for further research.


- Forests and conservation
- food and fodder
- industrial and cash crops
- building and construction
- furnishings
- fuel
- tools and crafts
- potions and medicines
- poisons, tannin and dyes
- amenity landscaping and gardening
- weeds
- plant and soil nutrients

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