Pictogram Guide · Mouse over pictogram for definition

Guaiacum sp., Lignum Vitae, Guajacum, Guaiac

Guaiacum sp.

Lignum Vitae, Guajacum, Guaiac
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Origin: West Indies
Plant used for bonsaiSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterBlue, lavender, purple flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Unknown name

Guaiacum, or Guajacum, is a small genus of evergreen resinous trees or shrubs with opposite oval compound leaves and showy bright blue flowers.


Guaiacum officinale

Guaiacum sanctum

Similar plants:

Guaiacum sp., Lignum Vitae, Guajacum, Guaiac
Guaiacum sp., Lignum Vitae, Guajacum, Guaiac

Link to this plant: