amaican Indoor Broadleaf Thyme is a highly aromatic succulent plant that originated in southern and eastern Africa, but which gained more appreciation when it was brought to the Caribbean islands long ago. It is a strong herb that can easily overpower other flavors, Broadleaf Thyme goes by many other names: oregano brujo, Spanish thyme, Mexican thyme, Cuban Oregano , Mexican mint , Spanish oregano or Indian borage. Húng chanh (Vietnam) and Orégano Brujo (Puerto Rico) Plectranthus (Coleus) amboinicus. It's a perennial plant with a flavor similar to oregano that is actually native to southern and eastern Africa, but which has also found hospitable homes in the Caribbean tropics. Broadleaf Thyme has the stem with the rectangular cross section, plus leaves that are thick, grey-green, fuzzy, and succulent. When mature, the plant reaches 50 cm in height. The leaves have a strong aroma, particularly when handled by hand. The ideal conditions for Broadleaf Thyme are well-drained soil with partial shade. In cold climates, it can be grown in a pot and brought inside during cold weather. It only needs water sparingly.