anthropogen

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

Medicines from the Edge: a Tropical Herbal Convergence – Aguas Zarcas, Costa Rica

A friend, Stephen Brooks, recently contacted me with information on an enthnobotanical / medicinal plant convergence he is coordinating next March in Costa Rica. This will undoubtedly be a fascinating […]

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 […]