anthropogen

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

Solanaceae, Brugmansia sanguinea, Blood-red Angel’s Trumpet

Originating in South America, with a range from Colombia to Chile, B. sanguinea can grow up to 16 ft, developing a very woody trunk. The red flowers do not emit […]

Erythroxylaceae, Erythroxylon (Erythroxylum) coca, var. ipadu

The coca plant is an understory shrub with simple, entire, alternate leaves. As can be observed from the photographs above, the leaves are smooth, light green oval-shaped and approx. 5-8 […]

Apocynaceae, Tabernanthe iboga, Iboga, Gabon

Tabernanthe is a genus with only two species in Africa. T. iboga is a shrub, growing up to 2m in height. Iboga grows wild in the tropical rainforests of Congo, […]

Araceae, Dieffenbachia seguine, Spotted Dumb Cane

Dumbcane is a very common ornamental plant, typically relied upon for interior decoration by people who have little ability or interest in actually caring for their plants. Dumbcane is easy […]