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Ilex guayusa ( pron.: / ˈ aɪ l ɛ k s ˈ ɡ w aɪ juː s ə / or / ˈ aɪ l ɛ k s ˈ w aɪ juː s ə / ) is an Amazonian tree of the holly genus, native to the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest . One of three known caffeinated holly trees, the leaves of the guayusa tree are dried and brewed like a tea for their stimulative effects. The guayusa plant is a tree growing 6–30 meters tall.
Kawakawa , Macropiper excelsum , is a small tree of which the subspecies M. excelsum subsp. excelsum is endemic to New Zealand ; the subspecies M. excelsum subsp. psittacorum is found on Lord Howe Island , Norfolk Island and the Kermadec Islands .
Mitragyna speciosa commonly called kratom , kratum , or krathom ( Thai : กระท่อม) [ 2 ] is a tropical deciduous and evergreen tree in the coffee family ( Rubiaceae ) native to Southeast Asia in the Indochina and Malesia floristic regions .
Kaempferia galanga , commonly known as kencur , aromatic ginger , sand ginger , cutcherry or resurrection lily , is a monocotyledonous plant in the ginger family , and one of four plants called galangal . It is found primarily in open areas in Indonesia , southern China , Taiwan , Cambodia and India , but is also widely cultivated throughout Southeast Asia .
Ipomoea violacea is a perennial species of Ipomoea that occurs throughout the world by the exception of European continent.
Heimia Salicifolia is a species of flowering plant in the Loosestrife family, Lythraceae . It is native to the Americas , ranging from the southwestern United States ( Texas and New Mexico ) through Mexico and Central America to Argentina . [ 1 ] Common names include Shrubby Yellowcrest , Sinicuichi , Sun Opener , Willow-leaf Heimia , Sini , and Elixir of the Sun . The plant has psychoactive and medicinal properties, and has been used for a variety of ailments by native peoples in Central America and Mexico.
Desfontainia Ruiz & Pav. is a genus of flowering plants that contains one species , Desfontainia spinosa ( Chilean holly ), a native of rainforests and mountain slopes in the Andes, [ 1 ] where it is known as taique . The uses include medicinal purposes and as an ornamental evergreen shrub . It grows slowly to 2 m (6 ft 7 in) in height and width, and has glossy dark green, holly-like leaves, and glossy red tubular flowers with yellow tips, 4cm in length.
Areca catechu is the areca palm or areca nut palm betel palm , ( Filipino : bunga , Malay : pinang , Malayalam : അടക്ക adakka ), a species of palm which grows in much of the tropical Pacific , Asia , and parts of east Africa . The palm is believed to have originated in either Malaysia or the Philippines . [ 2 ] Areca is derived from a local name from the Malabar Coast of India and catechu is from another Malay name for this palm, caccu . This palm is often called the betel tree because its fruit, the areca nut , is often chewed along with the betel leaf , a leaf from a vine of the Piperaceae family.
GENUS: Caesalpinia SPECIES: Sepiaria
Bacopa monnieri ( waterhyssop , brahmi , thyme-leafed gratiola , water hyssop ) is a perennial , creeping herb whose habitat includes wetlands and muddy shores. Brahmi is also the name given to Centella asiatica , particularly in North India , and Kerala where it is also identified in Malayalam as muttil (മുത്തിള്) or kodakan . This identification of brāhmī as C. asiatica has been in use for long in northern India, as Hēmādri's Commentary on Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayaṃ (Āyuṛvēdarasāyanaṃ) treats maṇḍūkapaṛṇī ( C. asiatica ) as a synonym of brahmi , [ 2 ] [ 3 ] although that may be a case of mistaken identification that was introduced during the 16th century. [ 4 ]
Celastrus paniculatus seeds Celastrus paniculatus is a woody liana commonly known as black oil plant , climbing staff tree , and intellect tree ( Sanskrit : jyotishmati ज्योतीष्मती, Hindi : Mal-kangani माल-कांगनी, Chinese: deng you teng 灯油藤). [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] The plant grows throughout India at elevations up to 1800 m. [ 1 ] [ 4 ] Oil from the seeds is used as a traditional medicine in Indian Unani and Ayurvedic medicine . [ 1 ] [ 5 ]
Database entry for Piri-Piri - Cyperus articulatus - Piri Piri - Cyperus articulatus - Piri-Piri - Cyperus articulatus - Piri Piri - Cyperus articulatus - Piri-Piri - Cyperus articulatus - Piri Piri - Cyperus articulatusFamily: Cyperaceae
Ailanthus triphysa is an Asian and Australian rainforest tree.
Silene undulata in a small pot
The Polygonaceae are a family of flowering plants known informally as the knotweed family or smartweed—buckwheat family in the United States. The name is based on the genus Polygonum , and was first used by Antoine Laurent de Jussieu in 1789 in his book, Genera Plantarum . [ 1 ] The name refers to the many swollen nodes the stems of some species have.