University of the Philippines Baguio Herbarium
Lantana camara

Lantana camara L.

Family Verbenaceae
Local Name Lantana; Saplait; Koronitas; Kantutay
Habit Shrub
Habitat Terrestrial
Special Notes Leaves are ovate and acuminate
Ethnobotanical Uses MEDICINAL: decocted leaves and stem are used as an external wash for eczema, used as treatment for cough, cold, and fever; ORNAMENTAL: used for ornamental purposes;
Collected from Marcos Highway, Baguio City, Benguet, Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).
Collector(s) Karen Faye P. Nava
Identification Verified By Ranne Santiago Posadas-(n/a)-(Lantana camara L.)-(APNI)