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Australian Psychoactive Plant List

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Amanitaceae

Amanita muscaria*

Anacardiaceae

Buchanania arborescens

Buchanania obavata

Antheospermataceae

Atherosperma moschatum

Apiaceae

Centella asiatica

Apocynaceae

Alstonia constricta

Alstonia scholaris

Cerbera manghas

Neiosperma poweri

Araceae

Alocasia macrorrhizos

Amorphophallus variablis

Arecaceae

Archontophoenix cunninghamiana

Asteraceae

Pterocaulon serrulatus

Pterocaulon sphacelatum

Spilanthes grandiflora

Atherospermataceae

Antheosperma moschatum

Doryphora sassafras

Boraginaceae

Ehretia saligna

Trichodesma zeylanicum

Caesalpiniaceae

Cassia artemisioids

Campanulaceae

Hippobroma longiflora

Isotoma axillaris

Isotoma petraea

Lobelia alata

Capparidaceae

Cleome viscosa

Convolvulaceae

Argyreia nervosa*

Evolvulus alsinoides

Ipomea muelleri

Ipomea pes-caprae

Stictocardia tiliifolia

Erythroxylaceae

Erythroxylon australe

Erythroxylon ecarinatum

Erythroxylon ellipticum

Euphorbiaceae

Euphorbia drummondii

Excoecaria parvifolia

Petalostigma pubescens

Petalostigma quadriloculare

Fabaceae

Acacia albida

Acacia baileyana

Acacia beauverdiana

Acacia complanata

Acacia cultiformis

Acacia cuthbertsonii

Acacia delibrata

Acacia falcata

Acacia laeta

Acacia longifolia

Acacia maidenii

Acacia mellifera

Acacia nilotica

Acacia obtusifolia

Acacia penninervis

Acacia phlebophylla

Acacia podalyriaefolia

Acacia retinodes

Acacia saliicnia

Acacia senegal

Acacia seyal

Acacia sieberana

Acacia simplicifolia

Acacia vestita

Crotalaria cunninghamii

Erythrina indica

Erythrina verspertilio

Mucana gigantea

Tephrosia purpurea

Goodeniceae

Goodenia lunata

Goodenia ovata

Goodenia varia

Himantandraceae

Galbulimima belgraveana

Lechythidaceae

Barringtonia acutangula

Barringtonia calyptrata

Loganiaceae

Strychnos axillaris

Menispermaceae

Tinospora smilacina

Musaceae

Musa banksii

Myoporaceae

Eremophila fraseri

Myrtaceae

Eucalyptus terminals

Eugenia jambolana

Melaleuca cajuputi

Orchidaceae

Benthamia alyxifolia

Dendrobium tererifolium

Pandanaceae

Pandanus spiralis

Piperaceae

Piper novae-hollandiae

Poaceae

Heteropogon contortus

Phalaris aquatica*

Phragmites australis

Polygonaceae

Polygonum barbatum

Proteaceae

Grevillea stenobotrya

Grevillea striata

Xylomelum scottianum

Rhamnaceae

Alphitonia excelsa

Ventilago viminalis

Rubiaceae

Psychotria daphnoides

Psychotria fitzalanii

Psychotria loniceroides

Psychotria poliostemma

Rutaceae

Euodia vitiflora

Geijera parviflora

Santalaceae

Santalum obtusifolium

Sapindaceae

Dodonaea lanceolata

Dodonaea viscosa

Simaroubaceae

Brucea javanica

Solanaceae

Datura leichhardtii*

Duboisia hopwoodii

Duboisia myoporoides

Duboisia leichardtii

Nicotiana benthamiana

Nicotiana cavicola

Nicotiana debneyi

Nicotiana escelsior

Nicotiana gossei

Nicotiana ingulba

Nicotiana megalosiphon

Nicotiana sauveolens

Nicotiana stimulans

Nicotiana velutina

Solanum ellipticum

Strophariaceae

Psilocybe australiana

Psilocybe cubensis*

Psilocybe eucalypta

Psilocybe semilanceata*

Psilocybe subaeruginosa

Psilocybe tasmaniana

Tiliaceae

Grewia retusifolia

Verbenaceae

Callicarpa longifolia

Clerodendrum floribundum

Clerodendrum ovalifolium

Xanthorrhoeaceae

Xanthorrhoea australis

Zygophyllaceae

Tribulus cistoides

Tribulus micrococca

*Introduced. I'm going to need a bit of help finishing this.

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A list of Australia's psychoactive flora?

I'm wondering what information the list is based on. What sort of evidence is required for the plant to be listed? How many plants on here could be false positives?

This is a far greater list than I would have imagined could have been built from reliable evidence.

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The list is really big because currently we know very little. I've included all sorts of plants, from pituri additives to really mild painkillers, I'm not saying each one is going to be an easily usable psychoactive drug, it's more a start for more research.

REFERENCES:

Trees and Shrubs of South Eastern Australia. L. Costemons

Choosing and Growing Australian Plants. B. Molyneux and S. Forrester

Australian Medicinal Plants. E.V. Lassak and T. McCarthy

The Useful Native Plants of Australia. J.H. Maiden

Some Plants are Poisonous. S. Wilson

A Field Guide to Australian Trees. I. Holliday

Plants of the Gods. A. Hofmann, R.E. Schultes and C. Ratsch

Hallucinogenic Plants: A Golden Guide. R.E. Schultse

The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants. C. Ratsch

TIHKAL: The Continuation. A. Shulgin and A. Shulgin

Mulga.yage.net

Shaman-Australis.com

Wikipedia.com

Bushfood.net

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Maybe the list could be further classified based on whether a plant is endemic/native or introduced. Many of the plants listed are exotic.

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Nice work then Prier. And thanks for the references.

There's no non-annoying way to say it, but you tickled my pedantry bone with caps on your species name too. :):lol::):lol::)

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There's no non-annoying way to say it, but you tickled my pedantry bone with caps on your species name too. :):lol::):lol::)

haha

the scientists all come out of the woodwork

same here...

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I just lectured a queensland quarantine officer on the proper use of binomials, so I am happy to add my name to the list of pedants too :P

Also, having so many exotics in there really confuses things..... I'd really like to see a well maintained list of native psychoactive plants - maybe as a group project. A short phrase that states the reason for being on the list would also be beneficial.

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Nice effort.

Although I would imagine that any move towards adding detail would be useful if addressed at http://www.ethnobotanica.org/wiki/.

Yeah!

I will be upgrading the software soon, and finally posting my information updates gathered from the forums (Ibogaine germination, Khat stuff, Pachycereus, and lots more)...

Is anyone ever gonna put anything in the fungi section?

I was gonna bug some of the cactusheads to take a shot at that section once I did the upgrade...

The whole idea of the wiki was for NATIONAL propagation information, so there should definitely be a natives section. If anyone wants to put their work up there let me know and I'll create the links.

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Sorry about making it so hard to read with those capital letters, i'm still learning. :P

Would someone with the knowledge please go through and section out what's truly native and what's introduced.

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Although I would imagine that any move towards adding detail would be useful if addressed at http://www.ethnobotanica.org/wiki/.

I've been compiling a bit of information on all of these plants, mainly focusing on the very few from victoria first. when I have enough information I'll start adding it to ethnowiki.

The idea of a group project sounds good too. if anyones interested.

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what a buety only problem is that you missing heaps , wraidy for startes and what about the tassy flora and what about the dying species from diback desiese i fear the will be species that would go on the list extict befor we even no about them theres more than just one empholia as well that i can think of we have to work harder in the feild of oz natives and what about tassy so rich in plant and very little knolage dont think this list is gunna be the be and end all ! asome list though great work prier your the man !

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If anyone wants something added just give me the full latin name, it's family and whether or not it's native or introduced, and I'll add it to the list.

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There are lots of plants in Tassie. I would go searching but i wouldn't have a clue about what to look for and where to start :blink:

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Shouldnt Phyllodium pulchellum (syn. Desmodium pulchellum) be on the list too? It grows in NT and northern WA.

A search of the forum shows my want list as the only mention of this species :lol:

0.294% DMT, 0.476% 5-MeODMT in mature foliage

0.451% DMT, 0.132% 5-MeODMT in mature roots

- Trout’s Notes on the Genus Desmodium

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Fantastic list you are working on, it would be nice to include the states which the native plants are commonly found :)

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acacia baileyana..psychoactive??

thats the silver wattle yeah??

i used to clear that stuff by the truckload!

it was quite the pest in the central west.

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Silver wattle is acacia dealbata, baileyanas common name is cootamundra wattle i think.

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there is a psychoactive species of Grevillia found around Yulara.

Also Psilocybe australiana, eucalypta, tasmaniana and subaeruginosa are all synonymous with Ps.subaeruginosa.

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acacia baileyana..psychoactive??

thats the silver wattle yeah??

Acacia baileyana is the cootamundra wattle as prier says, but it does have silver foliage and could be described as a silver wattle.

Trout mentions it was found to contain DMT and b-carbs IIRC.

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Centella asiatica is described as a narcotic in lassak & mccarthy's 'Australian Medicinal Plants' (p 185). This in turn is probably a reference to Mrs Grieve's 'A Modern Herbal' which says "In small doses it acts as a stimulant, in large doses as a narcotic, causing stupor and headache and with some people vertigo and coma" (p 425). The chemical constituents of Centella growing in temperate zones may differ from the kind growing in northern Australia.

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Psychotria daphnoides

Prier I saw that you included this plant in your native psychoactive list. Is there any chance that you know what alkoloids it contains or anything else really about this plant. I can't seem to find anything about it in the forums. I found a few plants in the mountains on the weekend, I was wondering if you or anyone else could help

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