Name

Lion's Tail

Latin

Leonotis leonurus

Secret Meaning

Roar

Alternative Names:

Facts & Folkore:

This plant from the mint family is native to southern Africa. It is known for its medicinal and mild psychoactive properties. Lion's tail can especially be found in other subtropical and Mediterranean climate regions beyond South Africa such as California, Hawaii, and Australia where it has naturalized in areas. Because of its psychoactive properties, this plant is banned in certain countries.

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