Neoraimondia

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Neoraimondia
Neoraimondia Herzogiana.jpg
Neoraimondia herzogiana at Lanzarote
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Browningieae
Genus: Neoraimondia
Britton & Rose
Species
Synonyms

Neocardenasia Backeb.

Neoraimondia is a genus of medium to large cacti from Peru. The genus is named after the Italian-born Peruvian explorer, naturalist, and scientist, Antonio Raimondi. It is a psychoactive cacti and its different cacti have been known to contain the chemicals 3,5-Dimethoxy-4-hydroxyphenethylamine and 3,4-Dimethoxyphenethylamine. It is mixed into a hallucinogenic beverage called "Cimora" along with Trichocereus pachanoi. [1]

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