Vitis vinifera – Wine Grape

Vitis vinifera – Wine Grape
FAMILY: VitaceaeGENUS: VitisSPECIES: ViniferaCOMMON NAMES: Angur (Hindi), Draksha (Sanskrit), Grape, Grapevine, Gvid (Celtic, ‘bush’), ‘inab (Iraq), Khamr (Arabic), Palmes, Reba, Vitis Sativa (Latin), Weinranke, Zame Weinreben Vitis vinifera is a...

Erthroxylum coca – Coca Bush

Erthroxylum coca – Coca Bush
FAMILY: Erythroxylaceae (Coca Family)GENUS: ErythroxylumSPECIES: CocaCOMMON NAMES: Bolivian coca, Ceja de Montana Coca, Coca Bush, Coca del Perú, Cocaine Plant, Cocamama, Divine Plant of the Incas, Gran Remedio, Hunacoblatt, Khoka (Aymara, ‘tree’), Kuka...

Erythrina berteroana – Pito Coral Tree

Erythrina berteroana – Pito Coral Tree
FAMILY: Leguminosae GENUS: Erythrina SPECIES: Berteroana COMMON NAMES: Aposhi, Chilicote, Colorin, Coral Bean, K’ante (Lacandon, ‘yellow tree’), Peonia, Pito Coral Tree, Tzinacancuahuitl (Aztec) Erythrina berteroana is a shrub-like tree that may grow...

Alchornea floribunda – Alan Root

Alchornea floribunda – Alan Root
FAMILY: Euphorbiaceae GENUS: Alchornea SPECIES: Floribunda, Cordifolia COMMON NAMES: Christmas Bush, Tekei, Agyama, Mbom, Diangba, Alan, Elando, Mulolongu, Kai, Sumara Fida, Iporuru Alchornea floribunda is a small evergreen that can grow up to 32 feet tall.  The...

Datura stramonium – Common Thorn Apple

Datura stramonium – Common Thorn Apple
FAMILY: Solanaceae GENUS: Datura SPECIES: Stramonium COMMON NAMES: Ama:y’uhc (Mixe, ‘dangerous plant’), Apple Of Peru, Chamico (Quechua), Common Thorn Apple, Concombre Zombi (Caribic, ‘zombie cucumber’), Devil’s Apple, Devil’s...
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