Brunfelsia pilosa, Manaca root

Brunfelsia pilosa

Manaca root
Family: Solanaceae
Origin: Amazon
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeFull sunRegular waterBlue, lavender, purple flowersPoisonous or toxicPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEthnomedical plant.
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This Brunfelsia grows to almost 10 feet tall and are heavily branched. They have long leaves and form flat, five-leaved violet flowers. One of the easiest and most vigorous Brunfelsia species. New growth is characterized by fine hairs and a purple tint. Flowers are a rich purple. Very showy and cold hardy. Sometimes used as an admixture in Ayahuasca brews. The root also has a reputation as an aphrodesiac.

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