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.
Daniel F. Austin - Florida ethnobotany - CRC Press, 2004
James A. Duke - Medicinal Plants of Latin America - CRC Press, 2008
Marianna Appel Kunów - Traditional Healing in Yucatan Maya Medicine - University of New Mexico Press, 2003
Magaret Gargiullo, Larry Kimball, Barbara Magnuson - A Field Guide to Plants of Costa Rica - OUP USA, 2008
Samael Aun Weor --
Evergreen shrub, 2-3 m high, stem thin, highly ramified, almost glabru. Leaves alternate, petiolate, membranous, paripenat compound, 2-3 pairs of folio; stipele linear, obsolete, or oblong-folio oblonga lanceolata, 5 x 1 cm, top acute or obtuse, base round and asymmetrical, the ventral green, glabra .
Tilia cordata - Small-leaved lime, lime hill
Scientific Name - Tilia cordata
Synonyms - Tilia parvifolia Ehrh., Tilia ulmifolia Purpose ..
Names of people - small-leaved lime, lime sulfur, lime hill, Littleleaf Linden, Lindenbluten, Tiliae flos, Fleur de Tilleul.
Distribution and Habitat - originating in Europe, grows on nutrient-rich soil in warm areas.
Description - tree, 20 feet tall. Trunk as thick (can reach up to 1 m diameter). Bark on young specimens is smooth, gray to dark gray becomes mature specimens or brown, pitted. Crown oval, conical. Olive-green stems, at first pubescent then glabrata. Buds 4-6 mm long, usually two outer scales unequal, shiny, olive-green to red-brown, terminal bud is absent. Leaves alternate, simple, subrotunde - ovate, 5-7 c
Tilia cordata - tree, native of Europe, increases in nutrient-rich soil in warm areas.
Lime flowers are the most popular remedy for colds and flu, tea is used to treat headaches, anxiety and nervous tension.
Tree. Stem thick, iregulat branched, 8-20 m high, small trunk with rough bark and dark, horizontal branches. Leaves opposite, dark green, elliptical language, 10-20 x 6.9 cm, the round, top round, margins entire, ribs parallel and perpendicular to the mid rib. Flowers in axillary Cime of 4-15 flowers blossom is white rachides cream, white flowers, 2.5 cm diameter and 0.8-1.4 cm long.
Convolvulus althaeoides - herbaceous plant, perennial. Originally from the Mediterranean basin, growing in dry places, on the streets.
Aptenia cordifolia Schwantes
Aptenia cordifolia - Prostate species, evergreen, native to southern Africa. Leaves opposite, petiolate, ovat-cord, edge entire, 1-3 cm long. Flowers solitary, terminal or axillary, short pedunculate, 1 cm diameter, 4 sepa unequal petals united at the base, pink to purple, stamens numerous. Blooms in April-August. Fruit capsule, obconica, 4 valves, 1 cm long.
Tribulus terrestris - the old woman's teeth
Herbaceous annual, prostrata, with branches 80 cm long. Paripenat-compound leaves, 4-8 folio, oblong folio, 4.12 x 4 mm. Sepa 2-4 mm long. Petals 3.6 mm long. Stigma pyramidal-elongated. Blooms in May-September.
Diospyros kaki L. - Khaki
Monoecious tree, 6-12 m high. Trunk erect, conical crown, brown bark is exfoliating in small plates. Leaves fell, coriacee, alternate, language oval-elliptic, margin entire, top acuminata, the attenuated, shiny green on top and pubescent towards the bottom, 7-20 x 4.10 cm, petiole 1-1.5 cm long.