Prestonia: An Amazon Narcotic Or Not?

@article{Schultes1960PrestoniaAA,
  title={Prestonia: An Amazon Narcotic Or Not?},
  author={Richard Evans Schultes and Robert F. Raffauf},
  journal={Botanical Museum leaflets, Harvard University},
  year={1960}
}
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