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Epling C, JŠtiva-M CD. 
“A New Species Of Salvia From Mexico”. 
Botanical Museum Leaflets. 1962;20(3).
In the course of his studies of narcotic plants in southern Mexico, Mr. R. Gordon Wasson became interested in a member of the Labiatae which is employed by the Mazatec Indians of Oaxaca as a psychotropic drug.

An examination of material from the Mazatec country indicates that the plant in question is an undescribed species of Salvia:

Salvia divinorum (Dusenostachys) Epling & JŠtiva sp. nov.
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