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Table 1 Plants screened for adulticidal activity against Anopheles arabiensis

From: Screening for adulticidal activity against Anopheles arabiensis in ten plants used as mosquito repellent in South Africa

Family Botanical name Common name Local name Voucher number Part used
Xanthorrhoeaceae Aloe ferox Mill. Cape aloe iNhlaba EM08 Leaves
Anacardiaceae Sclerocarya birrea (A.Rich.) Hochst. Marula Umango EM10 Leaves
Balanitaceae Balanites maughamii Sprague. Torchwood uGobendlovu EM09 Bark
Euphorbiaceae Croton menyaarthii Pax Rough-leaved Croton Hubeshani EM05 Leaves
Meliaceae Melia azedarach L. Chinaberry Umsilinga EM01 Leaves
Meliaceae Trichilia emitica Vahl Natal Mahogany Umkhuhlu EM06 Leaves
Olacaceae Olax dissitiflora Oliver Bastard Sourplum Mampuzane EM04 Bark
Rutaceae Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook.F. Perdepis Umsanga EM02 Leaves
Sapindaceae Atalaya alata (Sim) H.H.L. Forbes Lebombo krantz Ash Umnondo EM07 Leaves
Verbenaceae Lippia javanica (Brum.f) Spreng. Fever tea Umsuzwane EM03 Leaves