Acalypha wilkesiana ‘Marginata’ has coppery-green leaves with pink or crimson margins. ‘Macrophylla’ has larger leaves, variegated with bronze, cream, yellow and red. The leaves of ‘Musaica’ are mottled with orange and red.
agave, (genus Agave), genus of the some 200 species of the family Asparagaceae (formerly Agavaceae), native to arid and semiarid regions of the Americas, particularly Mexico, and the Caribbean. … The century plant, or maguey (A. americana), and blue agave are the primary sources of agave nectar, a syrupy sweetener.
Alpinia speciosa Schum or A. nutans is a plant of the Zingiberaceae family, known popularly as “colony” (colônia) and used as a diuretic and to control hypertension. We have determined the concentration of Na+ and K+ found in the alcoholic extract and in the tea concoction.