Saturday, January 17, 2009

Diplopterys cabrerana


























Chaliponga
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Kingdom:Plantae
Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Malpighiales
Family:Malpighiaceae
Genus:Diplopterys
Species:D. cabrerana

Binomial name
Diplopterys cabrerana

(Cuatrec.) B.Gates[1]
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Diplopterys cabrerana (syn. Banisteriopsis rusbyana) is a South American rainforest vine, commonly known as Chaliponga, Chagropanga and, in parts of Ecuador, Chacruna. It is found in the Amazonian lowlands of Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.[2]


Chaliponga is a common admixture of the entheogenic tea Ayahuasca, and is rich in tryptamines such as DMT and 5-MeO-DMT.








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Diplopterys cabrerana is planted in home gardens via cuttings.[2] The cuttings are either directly planted in soil or rooted first in water.[2]



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  1. ^ "Diplopterys cabrerana (No common name)". zipcodezoo.com. http://zipcodezoo.com/Plants/D/Diplopterys_cabrerana.asp. Retrieved on 2008-05-02. 

  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Rätsch, Christian. Enzyklopädie der psychoaktiven Pflanzen. Botanik, Ethnopharmakologie und Anwendungen.. p. 179. ISBN 978-3855025701. 

  3. ^ a b www.biopark.org




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