Justicia betonica is traditionally used in western Kenya as a treatment for minor snakebites. One chews the leaves and spits the saliva maceration on the site of the bite.
Justicia pectoralis is a low growing, branching sprawling shrub, can grow up to 3 ft. It has small lanceolate leaves and violet flowers, similar in appearance to those of snapdragons. […]
A common shrub in and along arroyos. The leaves are somewhat resinous, and exude a powerful aroma when crushed or brushed up against. The smell is somewhat agreeable from a […]
Here’s a list in progress of plant families, ordered alphabetically. Click a family name and the link will take you to a page listing corresponding entries. I am in the […]
Here’s a list-in-progress of plant families, ordered alphabetically. Click a family name and the link will take you to a page listing corresponding entries. I am in the process up […]
The following is a list of species whose leaves are used as condiments in Southeast Asia. The list is not, by any means, complete, but includes some of the lesser […]
Following is a list of plant species I work with. The list mostly consists of species from around the world, typically those species I have encountered while living, traveling and […]