Economic Botany

, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp 191–194 | Cite as

Trichocereus pachanoi—A mescaline cactus used in folk healing in Peru

  • Marlene Dobkin
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© The New York Botanical Garden 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marlene Dobkin
    • 1
  1. 1.California State College at Los AngelesCalifornia

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