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Lippia pseudo-thea.

Botanical name:

Lippia pseudo-thea Schau. Verbenaceae.

Brazil. In Brazil, an infusion of the leaves is highly esteemed as a tea substitute, under the name of capitao do matto. Lindley says the leaves form an agreeable tea.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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