Ariocarpus fissuratus – False Peyote

Ariocarpus fissuratus – False Peyote
FAMILY: Cactaceae GENUS: Ariocarpus SPECIES: Fissuratus COMMON NAMES: Chaute, Dry Whiskey, False Peyote, Hikuli Sunami (Tarahumara, ‘false peyote’), Living Rock, Living Star, Pata De Venoda (Spanish, ‘deer paw’), Star Cactus, Star Rock, Tsuwiri...

Melissa officinalis – Lemon Balm

Melissa officinalis – Lemon Balm
FAMILY: Lamiaceae (Mint) GENUS: Melissa SPECIES: Officinalis COMMON NAMES: Balm, Balm Mint, Bee Balm, Blue Balm, Cytria, Erva Cidrera, Garden Balm, Hashishat al Nahil, Honey Plant, Kovanutu, Lemon Balm, Nd, Ogulotu, Seiyo-Yama-Hakka, Sweet Balm, Toronjil, Tronjon...

Maquira sclerophylia – Rapa dos Indios

Maquira sclerophylia – Rapa dos Indios
FAMILY: Moraceae GENUS: Maquira SPECIES: Sclerophylia COMMON NAMES: Rapa dos Indios (‘Indian Snuff’) Maquira sclerophylia is an enormous forest tree that can grow up to thirty meters in height. The leaves are thick and heavy, ovate and marginally inrolled...

Duboisia hopwoodii – Pituri Bush

Duboisia hopwoodii – Pituri Bush
FAMILY: Solanaceae GENUS: Duboisia SPECIES: Hopwoodii COMMON NAMES: Pituri Bush, Bedgerie, Camel Poison, Emu Plant, Pitchiri, Poison Bush Image credit: Herbalistics Duboisia hopwoodii is an evergreen shrub with woody stems that can grow up to three meters in height....