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Desfontainia spp.
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Desfontainiaceae
Genus :
Desfontainia
Species :
spinosa (=obovata; parvifolia); hookeri
COMMON NAMES
Michay; Chapico; Taique
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Unknown
DESCRIPTION
Desfontainia spinosa is a small evergreen shrub native South America. The leaves and fruit are made into a hallucinogenic tea. There is little specific info about the use of this plant as a psychoactive.
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