Anadenanthera

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Anadenanthera
Anadenanthera peregrina.jpg
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Anadenanthera

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Synonyms
  • Niopa (Benth.) Britton & Rose

Anadenanthera is a genus of South American trees in the Legume family, Fabaceae. The genus contains two to four species, including A. colubrina and A. peregrina. These trees respectively are known to the western world primarily as sources of the hallucinogenic snuffs Vilca/Cebil and Yopo/Cohoba.

The main active constituent of Anadenanthera is bufotenin.

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Chemical compounds contained in Anadenanthera include:

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  1. ^ a b The Legume Phylogeny Working Group (LPWG). (2017). "A new subfamily classification of the Leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny". Taxon. 66 (1): 44–77. doi:10.12705/661.3.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Anadenanthera: Visionary Plant of Ancient South America By Constantino Manuel Torres, David B. Repke

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