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Taxon: Anadenanthera peregrina (L.) Speg.

Genus: Anadenanthera
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 100220
Place of publication: Physis (Buenos Aires) 6:314. 1923
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Social: hallucinogen;

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Martinique, St. Vincent and Grenadines, [Saint Vincent] Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad), United States [Puerto Rico]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amazonas, Bahia, Goiás, Pará]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay (e.)


    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Haiti
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


  1. Bernardi, L. 1984. Contribución a la dendrología paraguaya. I. Boissiera 35:157. Note: = Piptadenia peregrina(L.) Benth.
  2. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  3. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  4. Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen. 1989. Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca
  5. Lewis, G. P. 1987. Legumes of Bahia
  6. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. Note: = Piptadenia peregrina(L.) Benth.
  7. Liogier, H. A. 1981-. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-.
  8. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932-. Flora of Suriname.
  9. Reis Altschul, S. von. 1964. A taxonomic study of the genus Anadenanthera. Contr. Gray Herb. 193:43.
  10. Schultes, R. E. & R. E. Raffauf. 1990. The healing forest: medicinal and toxic plants of the Northwest Amazonia. 231.
  11. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  12. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary. Note: = Piptadenia peregrina

Check other web resources for Anadenanthera peregrina (L.) Speg. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=100220. Accessed 16 July 2019.