The common myrtle (Myrtus communis), also called "The Lagui Grass" is a bushy shrub in the family Myrtaceae. It can reach exceptional longevity, sometimes more than 300 years. It was a sacred tree among the Romans and dedicated to Venus, crowns were made with its branches, while the wood was burned as incense.
Pineapple sage or Tangerine Sage is a perennial shrub native to Mexico and Guatemala. The leaves and flowers are edible. The plant is extensively used in Mexican traditional medicine, especially for the treatment of anxiety, and also for lowering of blood pressure.
Asimina triloba, the pawpaw, paw paw, paw-paw, or common pawpaw, is a species of Asimina in the same plant family (the Annonaceae) as the custard-apple, cherimoya, sweetsop, ylang-ylang and soursop. The paw paw is the largest edible fruit indigenous to the United States.
Aloysia citrodora is a species of flowering plant in the verbena family. Common names include lemon verbena and lemon beebrush. It was brought to Europe by the Spanish and the Portuguese in the 17th century and cultivated for its oil. Lemon verbena leaves are used to add a lemon flavor to fish and poultry dishes,...
Olea leucocarpa is an olive cultivar characterized by small fruits which assume a peculiar ivory-white color when ripe. Native to central and southern Italy, especially in Tuscany. It is a vigorous olive tree with a beautiful harbor and elegant foliage.
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