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Trichostigma peruvianum, Trichostigma

Trichostigma peruvianum

Family: Petiveriaceae   (Formerly:Phytolaccaceae)
Origin: Ecuador, Colombia, Peru
Large shrub 5-10 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Trichostigma peruvianum has distinctive velvety leaves with purplish undersides and produces racemes of tiny white flowers.

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