Banisteriopsis caapi (Spruce ex Griseb.) C.V.Morton
Common Name: Ayahuasca, Caapi, Yage
Family: Malpighiaceae Juss.
Synonym(s):Banisteria caapi Spruce ex Griseb.
Country of Origin: tropical South America
Habitat: Liana in tropical rain forest
Uses: Traditional medicinal and ritual uses among the peoples of the Amazon, including as one ingredient of the drink Ayahuasca.
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Accession # 202300002
Source: Smith College, ex lost UConn accession
Cuttings received Oct 13 2022 from Smith College; re-acquisition of a plant originally ex UConn EEB Botanical Conservatory