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.
Debido a sus propiedades medicinales y alucinogenas, el peyote (Lophophora williamsii), desempena un papel primordial en curaciones y practicas rituales.
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. Ph.D.
Mescal beans (Sophora secundiflora) are small red beans that grow on small trees, while peyote (Lophophora williamsii) is a small green cactus that grows on the ground.
"magic" mushrooms; (3) mescaline from cacti, such as peyote (Lophophora williamsii) and San Pedro (Trichocereus spp.); (4) N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT) and preparations containing it, such as varieties of the brew ayahuasca, or the snuff yopo; (5) diviner's sage (Salvia divinorum); and (6) d-lysergic acid amide (LSA) contained in the seeds of morning glory (Ipomoea violacea) and Hawaiian baby woodrose (Argyreia nervosa) (Halpern & Sewell 2005; Nichols 2004).