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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Phyllocacteae
Subtribus: Echinocereinae
Genus: Neoraimondia
Species: N. arequipensis – N. herzogiana – N. gigantea – N. macrostibas

Neoraimondia Britton & Rose

Neoraimondia is a genus of medium to large cacti from Peru. The genus is named after the Italian-born Peruvian explorer, naturalist, and scientist, Antonio Raimondi. It is a psychoactive cacti and its different cacti have been known to contain the chemicals 3,5-Dimethoxy-4-hydroxyphenethylamine and 3,4-Dimethoxyphenethylamine. It is mixed into a hallucinogenic beverage called "Cimora" along with Trichocereus pachanoi. [1]

Image Scientific name Distribution
Neoraimondia arequipensis ICA-PERU.JPG Neoraimondia arequipensis Peru
Neoraimondia herzogiana.JPG Neoraimondia herzogiana Bolivia


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