Tradescantia Diuretica: Materia Medica

THIs herbaceous plant is pretty common in Brazil. Its ramose and cylindrical stems are erect or a little inclined ; the leaves are alternate, sheathed, somewhat lanceolate, and constituting at the extremity of the branches tufts whence arise long pedicles each of which carries from four to six flowers; perianth double, three-leaved, the outer one having sharp, herbaceous divisions, and the inner one being petaloid and blue-colored. more...
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