Taxon: Banisteriopsis caapi (Spruce ex Griseb.) C. V. Morton

 
Genus: Banisteriopsis
Family: Malpighiaceae
Nomen number: 400033
Place of publication: J. Washington Acad. Sci. 21:486. 1931
Name Verified on: 20-Sep-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Feb-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Social: hallucinogen (for use in the preparation of beverage fide Names Soukup)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Cultivated:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

References:

  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Gates, B. 1982. Banisteriopsis, Diplopterys (Malpighiaceae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 30:112.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Janick, J. & J. Simon, eds. Advances in new crops. 1990 (Adv New Crops)
  • Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. 1970 (Names Soukup) 38.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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Check other web resources for Banisteriopsis caapi (Spruce ex Griseb.) C. V. Morton :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.