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Malpighiaceae, Malpighia glabra, Barbados Cherry, Acerola

The Barbados Cherry, as the name suggests, originated in the Caribbean and can be found on most of the island therein, it is also naturalized in areas throughout Central America, […]

Malpighiaceae, Banisteriopsis caapi, Yage, Ayahuasca

Hallucinogens, also called psychedelics, or entheogens, have been used since prehistoric times in the practice of healing and divination (Stuart, R 2004). Ayahuasca is a powerful plant hallucinogen employed by […]

Malpighiaceae, Bunchosia argenta, peanutbutter fruit

Bunchosia argentea, or the peanut-butter fruit, is native to Panama and tropical areas of Northern South America. The fruit is mostly eaten fresh, also used to make jams and juices. […]