The Pore Leaf in Brazil

Porophyllum ruderale can be found as an urban weed in Brazil with it growing in both urban areas and in high altitude fields. Confirmed sightings of the species have been made at…… North (Acre, Amazonas, Amapá, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima, Tocantins) Northeast (Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará, Maranhão, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Norte, Sergipe) Central-west (Distrito Federal, Goiás, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mato Grosso) Southeast (Espírito Santo, … Continue reading The Pore Leaf in Brazil

Alache : Anoda cristata

from nahuatl alaztic (or alactic) meaning slippery. This no doubt refers to the mucilaginous baba (1) common to the Mallow (2) family. slime Malvaceae. Okra is a plant in this family that is commonly known for its “slime” producing capacity. Synonyms. Anoda hastata Cav., Sida cristata L., Anoda triloba Cav., Anoda dilleniana Cav. Also calledCrested anoda, spurred anoda, malva, malvilla, malvarín, bimalva, malva de castilla, … Continue reading Alache : Anoda cristata