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...

Aconitum napellus – Monkshood

Aconitum napellus – Monkshood
FAMILY: Ranunculaceae GENUS: Aconitum SPECIES: Napellus COMMON NAMES: Aconite, Napel, Blue Aconite, Blue Rocket, Monkshood, Casque-de-Jupiter (Cap of Jupiter), Goatsbane, Helm, Hex, Odins Hut, Monkshood Plant, Ra-dug-gam’dzim-pa (Tibetan), Thora Quasi Phtora...

Ephedra gerardiana – Somalata

Ephedra gerardiana – Somalata
FAMILY: Ephedraceae GENUS: Ephedra SPECIES: Gerardiana COMMON NAMES: Amsania, Budagur, Chefrat, Khanda Ma Houng (Tibetan), Ma-huang (Chinese), Narom (Pakistani), Oman (Pashto), Raci, Sang Kaba (Sherpa, ‘kaba incense’), Sikkim Ephedra, Soma, Somalata...

Coffea arabica – Coffee Bush

Coffea arabica – Coffee Bush
FAMILY: Rubiaceae GENUS: Coffea SPECIES: Arabica COMMON NAMES: Arabian Coffee, Bergkaffee, Bun (Yemen), Buna (‘wine’), Chia-fei (Chinese), Coffee, Coffee Bush, Kahawa (Swahili), Qahwa (Arabic, ‘wine’) Coffea arabica is a perennial that can grow...
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