The billygoat-weed, also known as whiteweed, is an invasive plant in many parts of the world. Native to Central America and the Caribbean, the plant actually has medicinal value and is used worldwide to treat a variety of diseases including diarrhea and pneumonia.
Here are some photos of the billygoat-weed taken by a CGTN Nature filming crew in Hainan Tropical Botanical Garden in Danzhou City, south China's Hainan Province.
About 'Go! Hainan' series
Featuring unspoiled tropical rainforests, sandy beaches and a rich culture, Hainan Province is the southernmost island province of China. Nicknamed "China's Hawaii," Hainan is on its way to becoming a free trade port. The "Go! Hainan" livestream series takes you on a new journey to explore the fantastic island and its underwater world.