Bright purple Stachytarpheta cayennensis flowers in sunlight
Stachytarpheta-cayennensis
Stachytarpheta cayennensis

One of nine native Colombian species of the genus Stachytarpheta with a habitat below 6,000 feet. This small shrub has anti-inflammatory properties and attracts many butterflies. Photographed in the department of Quindio.

A Stachytarpheta cayennensis inflorescence with three purple flowers with white marking around the throat in sunlight
A Stachytarpheta cayennensis spike with purple flowers with white centers in bright sunlight
A Stachytarpheta cayennensis spike with purple flowers in bright sunlight
A dark purple-rose Stachytarpheta cayennensis flower in sunlight
A parrot with a blue head on a Stachytarpheta cayennensis shrub with Purple-blue flowers
Stachytarpheta cayennensis shrubs with purple-blue flowers
A Stachytarpheta cayennensis bush with purple-blue flowers
A Stachytarpheta cayennensis spike with purple-pink flowers in bright sunlight
Stachytarpheta cayennensis purple flower with a white center
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