Scirpus atrovirens, spp. – Bakana

Scirpus atrovirens, spp. – Bakana
FAMILY: Cyperaceae GENUS: Scirpus SPECIES: Atrovirens COMMON NAMES: Bakana, Bakanoa, Bulrush Scirpus atrovirens is a perrenial sedge grass with erect stems that are jointed, slender or stout.  Leaves are grass-like, the principle blades up to 18mm wide. Inflorescence...

Silene capensis – African Dream Root

Silene capensis – African Dream Root
FAMILY: Caryophyllaceae GENUS: Silene SPECIES: Capensis COMMON NAMES: African Dream Root, Undlela Ziimhlophe (White Ways/Paths), Ubulawu Silene capensis is a plant native to the Eastern Cape of South Africa.  It is regarded by the Xhosa people as a sacred plant. It is...

Solandra grandiflora – Chalice Vine

Solandra grandiflora – Chalice Vine
FAMILY: Solanaceae (Nightshade Family) GENUS: Solandra SPECIES: Grandiflora COMMON NAMES: Arbol del Viento, Bolsa de Judas, Bolute, Chalice Vine, Copa de Oro, Cup of Gold, Cutaquatzitiziqui, Datura Maxima, Datura Scandens, Datura Sarmentosa, Floripondo de Monte,...

Synaptolepis kirkii – Uvuma-omhlope

Synaptolepis kirkii – Uvuma-omhlope
FAMILY: Thymelaeaceae GENUS: Synaptolepis SPECIES: Kirkii COMMON NAMES: Uvuma-omhlope Synaptolepis kirkii is a multi-branched shrub with dark brown, nearly black stems and blue-green spear shaped leaves.  The plant has a dark blue-green color, while the large, fibrous...

Tabernanthe Iboga – Iboga

Tabernanthe Iboga – Iboga
FAMILY: Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family); Subfamily Plumerioideae, Tabernaemontaneae Tribe GENUS: Tabernanthe SPECIES: Iboga COMMON NAMES: Abona, Abonete, Aboua,  Ahua (Pahuin), Bocca, Boccawurzel, Boga, Botola, Bugensongo (Ngala),  Dibuga, Dibugi, Difuma (Eshira), Eboga...

Tagetes lucida – Marigolds

Tagetes lucida – Marigolds
FAMILY: Asteraceae GENUS: Tagetes SPECIES: Lucida COMMON NAMES: Marigolds, Yauhtli (‘the dark one’), Flor de Santa Maria, Hierba de Nube (‘cloud herb’), Sweet Mace, Mexican Tarragon Tagetes lucida is a perennial herb which is available in...
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