Medicinal use: These world-class landscape species are found all over the world from Hawaii to India. It is used as an ornamental, in parks, gardens and property boundaries. Wood is used in the interior design of fine furniture, floors, cabinets, decorative veneers, boat building, cabinetry, cart wheels, handicrafts, boxes and packaging. The infusion of the leaves is used as a febrifuge. The cooked bark is useful for diabetes, malaria, typhoid and parasites.
Medicinal use: It is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant in tropical and subtropical gardens around the world, and has become naturalized in many places. The leaves and berries of the plant are toxic, and have been confirmed to have killed children, dogs and cats. However, songbirds eat the fruit without ill effects. In the state of Hidalgo, cooking of the leaves is used to purify the blood.
Medicinal use: It is a small to medium-sized tree reaching up to 20 m tall, with smooth, scaly bark. It grows in Southeast Asia, India and the Philippines and is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant in tropical and subtropical areas. It is a species commonly cultivated in the parks and gardens of the Central Valley as an ornamental. Although in Costa Rica it is cultivated for the beauty of its flowers, in the areas of origin it is used as a timber species.
Medicinal use: It is one of the most colorful trees in the world for its red, orange and lilac flowers, and for its bright green foliage it can reach up to 12 m. Caribbean natives use the ripe pods with whole seeds as percussion instruments known as shak-shak or maracas. They are also used as livestock feed in some parts of Colombia. In addition to its ornamental use in streets and public spaces, it is used as a shade tree because its foliage is widely spread.
Medicinal use: It is a very famous tree in Central America for its brief spectacular displays of yellow flowers at the time. It is also a tree famous for its excessively hard and heavy wood. It is one of the three species of Tabebuia in the dry forest of the Guanacaste Conservation Area. The other species are Savannah Oak (Tabebuia rosea) and Black Bark (Tabebuia impetiginosa).
Medicinal use: The Buddleja davidii plant is known as a butterfly bush and belongs to the Scrophulariaceae family. It is a shrub that grows very quickly, which is why in many countries it is considered an invasive plant. The plant can reach a maximum height of 3 m. and, depending on the climate in which it is grown, it can be expired or partially expired.