Cayenne vervain

Stachytarpheta dichotoma

  • Cayenne vervain
  • Cayenne vervain
  • Cayenne vervain
  • Cayenne vervain
  • Cayenne vervain
  • Cayenne vervain
  • Flower name
    Cayenne vervain
  • Scientific name
    Stachytarpheta dichotoma
  • AliasBrazilian tea, Cayenne vervain
  • Place of originTropical America
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

What is Cayenne vervain

Cayenne vervain, scientific name:Stachytarpheta dichotoma, is native to tropical America and is a perennial herb of the verbenaceae department of the Stachytarpheta genus. On the naturalized plant native to fields and roadside. Stems square in good branching. Is the origin of the name have wrinkled crepe-like leaves. Spikes in the dark purple-blue to Lavender flowers bloom. Center of the flower is light purple, the tips of the petals are 5 crack. Almost anniversary of flowering. It is a medicinal plant.

Common name: Cayenne vervain, scientific name:Stachytarpheta dichotoma, other name:Brazilian tea, vervain Cayenne, Cayenne snakeweed, blue snakeweed, Height: 60-200 cm, leaf: oblong-oval m, leaf arrangement: opposite, leaf margin: serrated there is a flower-spikes, inflorescence length: 40-50 cm, flower diameter:0.7cm.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Verbenaceae
  • Genus
    Stachytarpheta
  • Species
    S. dichotoma
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeHerbs of many years
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height60.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.7 ~ 0.7 cm

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