: Moffett (R.)

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204pp., paperback, Second Edition, Bloemfontein, (2016) 2020


Text in Sesotho and English.

"This publication is an important contribution to the documentation of medicinal plant use by the Basotho. It contains a comprehensive list of known medicinal plants, their up-to-date scientific names, their vernacular names, as well as their uses." Professor Ntsamaeeng Moteetee, Department of Botany and Plant Technology, University of Johannesburg

"As a Mosotho I believe this publication assists in documenting the deep indigenous knowledge of our forefathers and helps preserve the proud tradition of the Basotho Nation." Dr Chris Nhlapo, Vice-Chancellor, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Dr Rodney Moffett is an honorary research fellow of the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of the Free State, and an associate of the Afromontane Research Unit at the Qwaqwa Campus. Before he retired in 2020 he was Professor of Botany at the Qwaqwa Campus while it was part of the University of the North. His publications include Sesotho Plant and Animal Names and Plants used by the Basotho (2010), A Field Guide to the Clarens Village Conservancy (2018) and A Scientific Bibliography of the Drakensberg, Maloti & Adjacent Lowlands (2020).