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Latua Pubiflora - Mountains Of Chile Medicine Ornamental Plant - 5 Seeds

Latua pubiflora is the single species of the monotypic genus Latua Phil., endemic to the coastal mountains of southern Chile.
A shrub or small tree to 10 m in height, bearing attractive, magenta-to-red, hummingbird-pollinated flowers, it is extremely poisonous – hallucinogenic (deliriant) in smaller doses – due to tropane alkaloid content and is used by Chilean machi (shamans) of the Mapuche–Huilliche people in traditional medicine, as a poison and to enter trance states.
Its elegant flowers and yellow tomato-like fruit are attractive enough to merit its cultivation as an ornamental .
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