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Rubiaceae, Psychotria punctata – de Hortus Botanic Garden, Amsterdam

June 5, 2012

Photos of Psychotria punctata, below. This species native to South Africa and is related to P. viridis, a significant ethnobotanical species from South America. Read more about Psychotria virdis, chacruna.

See photos of other members of the Psychotria genus.

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  1. June 16, 2012 10:08:39 pm

    whether you decided to use it to enlighten, medicate etc. the berries alone on this species would make it a desirable plant to have in your garden

    • June 16, 2012 10:08:03 pm

      I’m not actually sure if this particular species of psychotria has any magico-religious/medicinal uses. Regardless, I have a particular fondness for this genus.

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