anthropogen

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

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 […]

Acanthaceae, Justicia pectoralis, Tilo, piri piri (South America), Chapantye (Cuba)

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. […]

Celastraceae, Catha edulis, Qat, Khat, Mirra – photos and an article

Celastraceae is a family of one species, Catha edulis, also known as khat, or mirra. Khat is typically cultivated as a shrub or small tree, sometimes reaching up to 15 […]

Papaveraceae, Papaver somniferum, Opium Poppy, ying su, ya pian (Chinese), kas kas (Malay), Adormidera (Spanish)

The opium poppy is an erect annual herb, growing up to a meter and a half in height with large hairless, almost grayish-green, serrated leaves. The large flowers are solitary, […]