anthropogen

: of, relating to, or resulting from the influence of human beings on nature

Solanaceae, Physalis peruviana, Cape Gooseberry, uchuva – S. America

Here are a few photos of Physalis peruviana, also known as Cape Gooseberry,  a member of the Solanaceae family, related to such common species as tomato, tomatillo, eggplant, potato. It […]

Lamiaceae, Salvia divinorum, Ska Maria Pastora, diviner’s sage – Sierra Mazateca, Oaxaca, Mexico

I found this growing in a botanical garden in San Francisco today, so I thought I’d post an article since I don’t have one at present… Salvia divinorum is native […]

Clark Erickson: “Culture amidst the Pristine: The Anthropogenic Forests of the Bolivian Amazon”

Here’s a link, followed by a brief background overview, to a fascinating lecture by Clark Erickson, a researcher/academic/author, who I hold in very high regard. For anyone interested in agroforestry, […]