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Aztekium
Aztekium
ritteri is a species of cactus, in the genus Aztekium. It is one of the three species that make up the genus. The species originated in Mexico.[1] Aztekium
Aztekium
is a genus endemic to Mexico.[2][unreliable source?][dead link] In Mexico, Aztekium
Aztekium
ritterii it is called “Peyotillo.” However, even though it contains N-methyltyramine, hordenine, anhalidine, mescaline, pellotine, and 3-methoxytyramine, there have been no ethnobotanical reports that state that it has ever been used by native Indians.[3][unreliable source?][dead link] Blooming habits[edit] The Aztekium
Aztekium
ritteri blooms throughout the summer, producing an abundance of white and pink flowers measuring less than one centimeter in diameter. These flowers are followed by small pink fruit that open when ripe and let out tiny seeds.[1] References[edit]

^ a b Faucon, Philippe (1998–2005). " Aztekium
Aztekium
ritteri". Retrieved 23 April 2009.  ^ Benson (1982). "Hallucinogenic Cacti". Retrieved 26 April 2009.  ^ Schultes (1937). "Hallucinogenic Cacti". Retrieved 26 April 2009. 

Taxon identifiers

Aztekium
Aztekium
ritteri

Wd: Q135125 EoL: 5187556 EPPO: AZTRI GBIF: 3960212 GRIN: 319168 iNaturalist: 184451 IPNI: 27781-2 ITIS: 907759 IUCN: 152643 NCBI: 130101 PalDat: Aztekium_ritteri Plant
Plant
List: kew-2667528 Species+: 25895 Tropicos: 5105956

Echinocactus ritteri

Wd: Q15024862 GBIF: 3960383 GRIN: 319169 IPNI: 87667-2 ITIS: 910509 Tropicos: 5105957

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