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2014-09-26 23:07:32

Responding to public appetite for the wonder-fruit, GRIN Real Nature delivers you GFruit.

2014-05-13 23:10:47

Herbal Papaya launches new Papaya Superfruit Wellness drink, extends their supplements line to include papaya leaf weight loss support and blood support supplements and launches Herbalist Help

2014-03-31 23:27:38

Less than two weeks after participating in the Natural Products West Expo in Anaheim, California, Herbal Papaya is pleased to announce new formals and products as a direct result of customer,

2014-02-21 23:03:45

Platinum Soursop is regarded as the most powerful natural supplement that can provide superior healthy cell support.

2014-02-03 23:23:34

Platinum Soursop, which has always been 100% pure and natural, is now offered in an increased dosage.

2014-01-04 23:00:26

Platinum Soursop is the strongest, the most potent, and the purest Brazilian Graviola extract in the market today.

2013-12-23 23:00:09

Platinum Soursop is the newly formulated natural supplement created with the aim to improve overall health.

Closest Relatives Of Papaya Are Four Species From Mexico And Guatemala
2013-11-20 10:43:24

For many decades, researchers thought the closest relatives of papaya were certain trees from the Andes, the so-called highland papayas. A study employing DNA sequences from all species of the papaya family instead revealed that the closest relatives of papaya are three herbaceous species and a small tree with stinging hairs occurring from Mexico to Guatemala and El Salvador.

2013-11-01 23:23:43

Herbal Papaya acquires new major health store Wegmans Food Markets.

2013-08-22 12:49:40

Native Brazilian fruits grown in arid climates and poor soil have similar antioxidant activity to conventionally grown Red Delicious apples.


Latest Flora of Brazil Reference Libraries

Victoria amazonica
2014-01-14 17:25:27

Victoria amazonica is large species of water lily plant. In fact, the species is the largest known plant in its family, the Nymphaeaceae family. V. amazonica is native to the Amazon River basin. The plant flourishes in shallow waters, specifically oxbow lakes and bayous. The very first publication of the plant’s classification was in 1837. John Lindley named the species from specimens brought to him from the British Guiana. Victoria amazonica grows up to 9.8 feet in diameter. Its flowers...

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2012-06-14 13:14:17

Symbol: PHNO2 Group: Dicot Family: Verbenaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N HI    I PR    N VI    N Synonyms:   LIIN6 Lippia incisa (Small) Tidestr.   LINO2 Lippia nodiflora (L.) Michx.   LINOR Lippia nodiflora (L.) Michx. var. reptans (Kunth) Kuntze   LIRE9 Lippia reptans Kunth   PHIN6 Phyla incisa Small   PHNOI Phyla nodiflora (L.) Greene var. incisa...

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2009-04-28 13:32:41

The Paper Flower (Bougainvillea glabra), is the most common species used for bonsai.A Brazilian native, it features glossy green leaves with fine hairs and fuchsia colored stalks. It is an evergreen climbing vine whose trunk is typically twisted amid narrow stems with deep green foliage and prickly thorns. Clusters of small white flowers bloom among vividly colored paper like bracts. It is from these bracts that the name "paper flower" is derived. Paper Flowers are versatile and...

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2009-02-28 22:56:54

The Grugru Palm (Acrocomia aculeata) also known as Macaúba Palm, Coyol Palm, and Macaw Palm, is a species of palm native to the tropical regions of the Americas. It is found from southern Mexico and the Caribbean south to Paraguay and northern Argentina. Its habitat is a wide variety of climates and situations. It is the only species in the genus Acrocomia. The Grugru Palm grows to between 49 and 66 feet tall. The trunk is up to 20 inches in diameter. It is characterized by many...

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2008-06-15 19:39:07

Giant Salvinia (Salvinia molesta), also known as kariba weed after it infested a large portion of the reservoir of the same name, is an aquatic fern, native to south-eastern Brazil. It is a free floating plant that does not attach to the soil, but instead remains buoyant on the surface of a body of water. The fronds are .25 to 1.5 inches long and broad, with a bristly surface, and produced in pairs also with a third modified root-like frond that hangs in the water. This is an example of an...

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