Wild Dagga

The Wild Dagga (Leonotis leonurus) Afrikaans name Klip dagga, is an evergreen shrub of the mint family. The most common colour is bright orange although it is also seen in white, apricot, and yellow.

It is said to be used in traditional medicine for curing a wide range of ailments including headaches, coughs, fever, asthma, hemorrhoids, and dysentery.

It is well-loved by the sunbirds and is a known host to the bush bronze butterfly as a host for its larvae

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