Maquira sclerophylia – Rapa dos Indios

Maquira sclerophylia – Rapa dos Indios
FAMILY: Moraceae GENUS: Maquira SPECIES: Sclerophylia COMMON NAMES: Rapa dos Indios (‘Indian Snuff’) Maquira sclerophylia is an enormous forest tree that can grow up to thirty meters in height. The leaves are thick and heavy, ovate and marginally inrolled...

Duboisia hopwoodii – Pituri Bush

Duboisia hopwoodii – Pituri Bush
FAMILY: Solanaceae GENUS: Duboisia SPECIES: Hopwoodii COMMON NAMES: Pituri Bush, Bedgerie, Camel Poison, Emu Plant, Pitchiri, Poison Bush Image credit: Herbalistics Duboisia hopwoodii is an evergreen shrub with woody stems that can grow up to three meters in height....

Pogostemon cablin – Patchouli

Pogostemon cablin – Patchouli
FAMILY: Lamiaceae GENUS: Pogostemon SPECIES: Cablin COMMON NAMES: Patchouli, Patchouly, Pachouli Purchase Patchouli Leaves Pogostemon cablin, or patchouli, is a bushy herb of the mint family that has erect stems reaching two or three feet in height and that produces...

Pausinystalia yohimba – Yohimbe

Pausinystalia yohimba – Yohimbe
FAMILY: Rubiaceae GENUS: Pausinystalia SPECIES: Yohimba COMMON NAMES: Yohimbe, Liebesbaum, Pau de Cabinda (Portuguese), Yohambine (Arabic), Yohimbehe (French), Pausinystalia yohimbe The Pausinystalia yohimbe plant is an evergreen which can grow to a height of almost...

Voacanga africana – Voacanga

Voacanga africana – Voacanga
FAMILY: Apocynaceae GENUS: Voacanga SPECIES: Africana, Bracteata, Dregei, Grandiflora COMMON NAMES: Voacanga The various species of the Voacanga genus are evergreen trees.  They grow to a height of 6 m with a spread of 2 m, but are usually kept smaller in cultivation....
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