Coriaria thymifolia

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Shanshi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Coriariaceae
Genus: Coriaria
Species: C. thymifolia
Binomial name
Coriaria thymifolia
Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.

Coriaria thymifolia, known as shanshi, is a plant found in the northern Andes. The plant is often mistaken for blueberries,[citation needed] however unlike blueberries, the fruit of the Shanshi is toxic and has hallucinogenic properties.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Vaults of Erowid". Retrieved 6 August 2013.