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A Leonotis leonurus whorl with bright orange flowers and white filaments in sunlight
leonotis leonurus
Leonotis leonurus (Lion's Tail)

A shrub originating from southern Africa. Traditionally, it has been utilized to treat a variety of ailments including tuberculosis, jaundice, high blood pressure, diabetes, and snake bites. The presence of a chemical constituent called leonurine is speculated to play a pivotal role in the plant's medicinal attributes. Photographed in Bogotá, Colombia.

Two Leonotis leonurus whorls with dark orange flowers and white filaments
A Leonotis leonurus branch with four whorls of orange flowers

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