Withania somnifera

Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal, Prodr. 13(1): 453 1852. (Syn: Physalis somnifera L.; Withania kansuensis Kuang & A. M. Lu; Withania microphysalis Suess.);   ¿ wi-THAY-nee-uh ? — commemorates the English paleobotanist, Henry Thomas Maire Witham … IJDDsom-NEE-fer-uh OR som-NIF-er-uh — sleep-bringing, referring to narcotic properties … Dave’s Botanary commonly known as: burr wood, horse root, Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, winter cherry • […]

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