Galbulimima belgraveana

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Galbulimima belgraveana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Magnoliids
Order: Magnoliales
Family: Himantandraceae
Genus: Galbulimima
Species: G. belgraveana
Binomial name
Galbulimima belgraveana
(F.Muell.) Sprague

Galbulimima belgraveana is an hallucinogenic plant. Its common names include white magnolia.[1] It is native to northeastern Australia, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea. Papuans (who tend to use this drug the most) boil the bark and the leaves together with another plant, called Homalomena,[2] in order to make tea. This tea leads to a deep sleep, in which it is said that vivid dreams and visions occur. The plant itself grows to about 90 feet, it has no petals and its flower are a yellow-brown colour.

Several psychoactive alkaloids structurally related to Himbacine, a muscarinic receptor antagonist, have been isolated from the plant, but the primary psychoactive constituent responsible for the plant's hallucinogenic effects has not yet been identified.[3] The tree is also used for its wood.[1]


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