Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum)
- krystal zuniga
- on Jun 28, 2023
The Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum) is a perennial plant native to eastern North American forests. This plant has caught the attention of the pharmaceutical industry.
Compounds like podophyllotoxin in this remarkable plant have been used to develop anti-cancer medications, highlighting its potential in fighting this devastating disease.
Photography: Krystal Zuniga