Lophophora williamsii

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Noun1.Lophophora williamsii - a small spineless globe-shaped cactusLophophora williamsii - a small spineless globe-shaped cactus; source of mescal buttons
cactus - any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
genus Lophophora, Lophophora - two species of small cacti of northeastern Mexico and southwestern United States having rounded stems covered with jointed tubercles: mescal
magic mushroom, mescal button, sacred mushroom - the button-shaped top of the mescal cactus; a source of psilocybin
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Entre las plantas americanas con efecto psicoactivo se destacan Erythroxylum coca (coca), Banisteriopsis caapi (yaje o ayahuasca), Lophophora williamsii (peyote), Echinopsis lageniformis (achuma), Nicotiana tabacum (tabaco) Anadenanthera colubrina y A.
Finally, the cacti, Lophophora williamsii (peyote), Coryphantha ramillosa and Epithelantha micromeris were found only in poorly developed soils with calcareous "old" rocks composed mainly of calcium carbonate and silica, derived from limestone flint.
A tale of two cacti: studies in Astrophytum asterias and Lophophora williamsii.
En la bibliografia, el motivo correspondiente se asocia con el peyotismo, uso ritual del peyote, Lophophora williamsii.