Psychotria Viridis (Chacruna)
Psychotria viridis Psychotria viridis is a perennial shrub of the family Rubiaceae. In the Quechua languages it is called chacruna or chacrona. In Quechua, chaqruy is a verb meaning “to mix”. P. viridis is a close relative of Psychotria carthagenensis (a.k.a. samiruka or amiruca) of Ecuador. The leaves differ by P. viridis having leaf edges […]Continue reading "Psychotria Viridis (Chacruna)"