Hemidesmus indicus – Sugandi, Sariva

Hemidesmus indicus – Sugandi, Sariva
FAMILY: Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family) GENUS: Hemidesmus SPECIES: Indicus COMMON NAMES: Ananta-mula, Anantmoola, Ananthamoola, Anantmula, Asclepias Pseudosarsa, Country Sarasaparilla, Durivel, East Indian Sarsaparilla, Eternal Root, False Sarsaparilla, Fragrant One,...

Erythrina americana – American Coral Tree

Erythrina americana – American Coral Tree
FAMILY: Leguminosae GENUS: Erythrina SPECIES: Americana COMMON NAMES: American Coral Tree, Bolita Grande, Cehst (Mixe), Demti (Otomi), Hutukuu’ (Huastec), Iquemite, Jiquimiti, K’ante’ (Mayan, ‘yellow tree’), Lakatila (Totonac), Madre...

Atropa belladonna – Belladonna

Atropa belladonna – Belladonna
FAMILY: Solanaceae GENUS: Atropa SPECIES: Belladonna COMMON NAMES: Banewort, Belladonna, Bouton Noir, Chrottebeeri, Deadly Nightshade, Dway Berry, English Belladonna, Great Morel, Hexenkraut, Jijibe Laidour (Moroccan), Mandragora, Poison Black Cherry, Sleeping...

Alstonia scholaris – Dita Tree

Alstonia scholaris – Dita Tree
FAMILY: Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family) GENUS: Alstonia SPECIES: Scholaris COMMON NAMES: Chatian (Hindi), Chhatim (Bengali), Dita (Tagalong), Dita Tree, Maddale (Kannada), Milky Pine, Pala, Saptaparna (Sanskrit, ‘seven-leaved’), Satvin, Shaitan (Arabic,...

Corynanthe johimbe, spp. – Pamprama

Corynanthe johimbe, spp. – Pamprama
FAMILY: Rubiaceae GENUS: Corynanthe SPECIES: Johimbe, Macroceras, Pachyceras COMMON NAMES: Pamprama, Yohimbe Corynanthe johimbe is a forest tree that grows up to 28 meters in height. The leaves are paper-like and grow up to 25 cm in length.  The bark is dark green to...
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