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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Anadenanthera

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Anadenanthera is a genus of South American trees in the Legume family, Fabaceae. The genus contains two to four species, including A. colubrina and A. peregrina. These trees respectively are known to the western world primarily as sources of the hallucinogenic snuffs Vilca/Cebil and Yopo/Cohoba.

The main active constituents of Anadenanthera is bufotenine.


Chemical compounds

Chemical compounds contained in Anadenanthera include:




  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Anadenanthera: Visionary Plant of Ancient South America By Constantino Manuel Torres, David B. Repke

General References

  • Constantino Torres - Anadenanthera: Visionary Plant of South America (2006) ISBN 0-7890-2642-2
  • Jonathan Ott - Shamanic Snuffs or Entheogenic Errhines (2001) ISBN 1-888755-02-4
  • Richard Evans Schultes - Plants of the Gods (1992) ISBN 0-89281-979-0
  • Patricia J. Knobloch - Wari Ritual Power at Conchopata: An Interpretation of Anadenanthera Colubrina Iconography. Latin American Antiquity 11(4), 2000, pp.387-402.
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