Peganum harmala – Syrian Rue

Peganum harmala – Syrian Rue
FAMILY: Zygophyllaceae GENUS: Peganum SPECIES: Harmala COMMON NAMES: Aspand (Kurdish), Besasa (Egypt, ‘plant of Bes’), Churma, Epnubu (Egypt), Gandaku, Haoma (Persian), Harmal, Kisankur, Moly, Mountain Rue, Pegano, Sipand (Persian), Syrian Rue, Techepak...

Cytisus canariensis – Genista

Cytisus canariensis – Genista
FAMILY: Leguminosae GENUS: Cytisus SPECIES: Canariensis COMMON NAMES: Canary Island Broom, Cytisus Genista, Kanarischer Ginster, Kytisos, Spanish Broom, Spartion, Spartium Cytisus canariensis is an evergreen bush that can grow up to 2 meters in height. The leaves are...

Calliandra anomala – Red Powder Puff

Calliandra anomala – Red Powder Puff
FAMILY: Leguminosae GENUS: Calliandra SPECIES: Anomala COMMON NAMES: Cabellito, Cabeza de Angel (Spanish, ‘angel’s head’), Chak Me’ex K’in (Lacandon, ‘the red beard of the sun/of the sun god’), Ch’ich’ ni’...

Cyperus articulatus – Piri Piri

Cyperus articulatus – Piri Piri
FAMILY: Gramineae GENUS: Cyperus SPECIES: Articulatus COMMON NAMES: Piri Piri, Sedges, Borrachera Purchase Cyperus articulatus Cyperus articulatus is a tall marsh grass that grows near the edges of lakes, ponds, swamps, rivers, streams, wetlands and other damp soil...

Theobroma cacao – Cacao Tree

Theobroma cacao – Cacao Tree
FAMILY: Sterculiaceae GENUS: Theobroma SPECIES: Cacao COMMON NAMES: Cacao Tree, Chocolate, Ah Kakaw (Lacandon), Aka-‘i (Ka’apor), Bana Torampi (Shipibo), Biziaa (Zapotec), Cacaocuihuitl (Aztec), Caco (Mixe), Cajecua (Tarascan), Haa (Maya), Ma-micha-moya...