Scientific name - Kallstroemia Max (L.) Hook. & Arn.
Synonyms - Kallstroemia canescens Rydb, Tribulus Maximus
Linne called Tribulus Maximus After studying this species in Hortus Cliffortianus crops.
Popular names - Muelle de paquera, abrojilo, caldero, chitun KAX, hierba of pásmo, hierba de pollo, jepo longlo, jimiri, matte, verdolaga of abrojo, machoucherie, Centipede root shanapmucui, talacacao.
Distribution and Habitat - Species that grow in forests in the dry season in areas open to marigini road, and plains. Grow to 850 m altitude. Originally from Puerto Rico, where it grows and Kallstroemia pubescens.
Description - herbaceous prostate or s emi-decumbenta, annual, branched stem, slightly reddish, tomentoasa in youth and adulthood peloasa, 0.2-1 m long. Leaves opposite, pinnate-compound, 3-4 pairs of folio 0.5-2 cm long, oval-elliptic, unequal, top round or obtuse acuminata, the higher are long and wide, 1.10 mm long stalks. Stipele lanceolata-linear, 5 mm long. Flowers yellow to white, solitary, axillary, hermaphrodite, radially symmetrical, 2 cm wide, peduncle pelos, 5-20 mm long, 5 sepa free piloase, ovat-lanceolata, 3-8 x 2-4 mm, top acuminata; 5 free petals, 0.4 to 0.8 cm in length or truncated top round, creamy white with a red spot at the base; 10.12 lilac, yellow, ovary superior, puberulent, ovoid, 8-12 rags. Fruit ovoid, pyramid, calyx persistent.
Properties and Uses - People of El Salvador and Colombia cook K. Maxima and young plants they eat.
In Cuba, the decoction of Kallstroemia maximum applied as compresses on various skin problems, and decoction or infusion is used in controlling urticaria.
In Colombia, Kallstroemia maximum is considered diuretic and laxative. Chopped leaves of this plant are applied to treat spider bites. Relieve pain.
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Samael Aun Weor --
Petasites hybridus - big skid
Perennial herbaceous plant, dioica. Rhizome hectic, thick, fleshy, short, thick with runners. Strain empty. Leaves large, round or reniforme basis cordata, iregulat edge gear, 100 x 60 cm, the bottom of the molding is covered with white fuzz, nervatiune palmate, petiole long, purple.
Ilex aquifolium is a shrub native to Britain, 8 meters high. Crown dense pyramid. Bark is smooth, gray, alternate leaves, coriacee, ovat-elliptical or pointed spinal rigid, acute, those tricky steps and with the lower branches of the PA wave the upper branches, evergreen, bright green, toxic.
Herbaceous annual, voluble, mono. Strain pentagonal in section, 6 m high. Leaves alternate, 5-7 lobate, the cordata, acuminata peak or acute, margins iregulat needle, 5-7 ribs, limb 15 x 15 cm, 10 cm long, ribbed, hairy. Flowers monoecious, in axillary Cime, long-pedunculate, yellow, 8 cm in diameter.
Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Evergreen tree, 25-70 m high x 5 m diameter trunk base. Ritidom rough, exfoliating in gray is the upper of the trunk and branches, in long strips. 12-15 x 12-25 mm buds. Leaves are opposite, in pairs, united among themselves in the green-glauca, 6-15 cm long, adult leaves alternate, 15-35 cm long, lanceolata and arched, the asymmetric top long-acuminata, sturdy stalks.
Nemophila maculata - a species endemic in California, Nevada and Sierra Sacramento Valley provinces, increases from 0 to 3100 m altitude cultivated for ornamental purposes in all regions of the world.
Ostrya carpinifolia - used as an ornamental species for gardens, parks and green street.
Ostrya is derived from Greek 'Ostrya', referring to the shape of bracts that protect the fruit.
Viburnum opulus L. - calin, snowball
Originally from Europe, grows spontaneously in the Netherlands, the soil rich in forests, and forest edge. Description - shrub, 1,3-3,5 m high; ritidom smooth, exfoliating in strips is, open gray on the outside, Brown -yellow on the inside, branched stem. Leaves opposite, 3-lobate, margin iregulat evening, the round or truncata, top acuminata, glabra on the upper face, lower face pubescent, dark green in summer, yellow-orange in autumn.
Cosmos sulphureus - used as an ornamental species for borders or groups, in association with Asclepias curassavica, Coreopsis tinctoria, Oenothera fruticosa, Rudbeckia hirta, Salvia farinacea, Solidago canadensis, Tagetes erecta.
Pachira aquatica growing naturally along rivers in Central and South America. Is cultivated in world wide like ornamental, in hedges or solitary. Resistant to drought anf flooding.
The seeds of P. aquatica are delicious raw, boiled or roasted. Young leaves and flowers are also edible. The seeds are high in protein and edible oil.