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Afgekia sericea, Silky Afgekia

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Afgekia sericea
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Silky Afgekia
Origin: Thailand
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersYellow/orange flowers

This Afgekia is a small genus of perennial climbing shrubs native to Asia. The name of this plant is an acronym in honor of Arthur Francis George Kerr, a 20th century British plant collector (his initials spell out AFGEK)



Afgekia sericea, Silky Afgekia

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Afgekia sericea, Silky Afgekia

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Aframomum sp., Aframomum, Melegueta pepper

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Aframomum mildbraedii
Aframomum sp.
Family: Zingiberaceae
Aframomum, Melegueta pepper
Origin: Tropical Africa
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadePink flowersWhite/off-white flowersYellow/orange flowersSpice or herb

The genus Aframomum is well known in African forests because the bright red, fleshy fruit of several species contain a sweet juicy pulp and is eaten widely by primates and other mammals.

Aframomum melegueta is a herbaceous perennial plant native to swampy habitats along the West African coast. Its trumpet-shaped, purple flowers develop into 5- to 7-cm long pods containing numerous small, reddish-brown seeds.



Aframomum sp., Aframomum, Melegueta pepper

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Aframomum melegueta
Aframomum sp., Aframomum, Melegueta pepper

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Aframomum melegueta - Melegueta Pepper, African Cardamom

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Ageratum conyzoides, Mexican Ageratum, Yoat Weed

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Ageratum conyzoides
Family: Asteraceae
Mexican Ageratum, Yoat Weed
Origin: Central America , Caribbean
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical 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.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsInvasive

The Ageratum is an annual herb that grows about 2 feet high, and produces small, pretty, pink flowers at the top of its hairy stems. In some countries, it is considered a weed that is hard to control. Ageratum is widely utilized in traditional medicine systems where it grows continuously. In Brazil, an infusion is prepared with the leaves and/or the entire plant, and employed to treat colic, colds, fevers, diarrhea, rheumatism, spasms, and is also used as a tonic. It is also highly recommended for burns and wounds. In other countries in Latin and South America the plant is widely used for its antibacterial properties for numerous infectious conditions and bacterial infections. In Africa, ageratum is used to treat fever, rheumatism, headache, pneumonia, wounds, burns and colic.




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Ageratum houstonianum, Flossflower

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Ageratum houstonianum
Family: Asteraceae
Flossflower
Origin: Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

As a long-blooming, summer annual, this plant keeps a nice mounded shape throughout its bloom period. It is covered with clusters of small flowers. It comes in blue, pink, and white blooms. It generally grows about a foot high, though some dwarf varieties are available. Mass blue Ageratum is beautiful in beds with yellow marigolds for complementary colors, or with pink begonias to create a soft pastel carpet. Ageratum is very easy to grow in a sunny location.





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Albizia julibrissin, Silk Tree

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Albizia julibrissin
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Silk Tree
Origin: Asia
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This tree has attractive fragrant pom-pom- like flowers, and interesting fern-like foliage. In gardens this fast growing tree grows to 20-30 ft. It has a single trunk with smooth, gray bark. Each bi-pinnate leaf is made up of hundreds of tiny leaflets coated in white hairs, giving the foliage a silvery cast. In late winter or spring, the domed crown is decked in sprays of small, globular, off-white to baby-pink flower heads. Prefers a rich, light, well drained soil. The flowers are attractive to bees, butterflies, and birds.





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Albizia julibrissin - seeds

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