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Useful Tropical Plants

Diplopterys cabrerana

(Cuatrec.) B.Gates

Malpighiaceae

+ Synonyms

Banisteriopsis cabrerana Cuatrec.

Common Name:

Diplopterys cabrerana
Leaves
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Diplopterys cabrerana Diplopterys cabrerana

General Information

Diplopterys cabrerana is a climbing shrub
The plant is very important in the culture of many S. American native peoples. It is harvested from the wild for local use as an admixture in the hallucinogenic drink 'ayahuasca', and is often cultivated for this purpose in home gardens in eastern Ecuador[
317
Title
Mansfeld's Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Plants
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://mansfeld.ipk-gatersleben.de/pls/htmldb_pgrc/f?p=185:3:4292127278597336
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Terse details of a huge range of useful plants.
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *  *
HabitClimber
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusCultivated, Wild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The alkaloid containing leaves serve as an important admixture, enhancing the hallucinogenic effect of Banisteriopsis caapi[
317
Title
Mansfeld's Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Plants
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://mansfeld.ipk-gatersleben.de/pls/htmldb_pgrc/f?p=185:3:4292127278597336
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Terse details of a huge range of useful plants.
,
521
Title
Useful Plants of the Siona and Secoya Indians of Eastern Ecuador.
Publication
Fieldiana Botany New Series No. 15
Author
Vickers W.T.; Plowman T.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Field Museum of Natural History; USA.
Year
1984
ISBN
0015 - 0746
Description
Very terse, but it gives the uses of a large number of species. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
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Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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