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Leonotis leonurus
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Lamiaceae (Former: Labiatae)
Genus :
Leonotis (Former: Phlomis)
Species :
leonurus (or Leonorus)
COMMON NAMES
Lion's Tail; Wild Dagga
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Sedative; Intoxicant
DESCRIPTION
Leonotis leonurus is a shrubby perennial growing 2-3 meters tall and producing red, orange, yellow, or white tubular flowers. The dried flowers, when smoked, provide a mild sedation reminiscent of Cannabis. They have a history of use in S. Africa as an intoxicant.
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