Tropane Alkaloid Production and Shoot Regeneration in Hairy and Adventitious Root Cultures of Duboisia
Some of the well-documented medical plants include mandrake, Duboisia
, and belladonna, all in the Solanaceae.
hopwoodii, the pituri bush, was one of the most important plants of commerce among pre-contact Aboriginal people and complex trading routes existed which were well recognised across tribal boundaries.
Users select the cured leaf and stem of certain specific Duboisia
However, the major focus of the chapter is on the Pituri Road, the network for trade in the psychoactive drug extracted from Duboisia
hopwoodii, and the significant activities associated with this road and its trade.
However, the practice of mixing tobacco and bark ash in this way is likely a transformation of an older, traditional custom associated with the use of pitjuri, native nicotine obtained from Duboisia
introduced) Centipeda cunninghamii * * * Centipeda minima * * * * Centipeda thespidioides * * Chamaesyce drummondii * * Chenopodium cristatum * * Chrysopogon fallax * * * Cleome viscosa * * * Commersonia bartramia * Corchorus cunninghamii * Cymbopogon obtectus * * * * Cyperus gymnocaulos/ * * * * vaginatus Dendrocnide excelsa * * * Dendrocnide photinophylla * Digitaria brownii * * * * Dodonaea truncatiales * Duboisia
hopwoodii * Duboisia
myoporoides * * Enteropogon species * * * Eragrostis australasica * * Eremophila gilesii * Eremophila mitchellii * * Eucalyptus agglomerata * Eucalyptus crebra * * * Eucalyptus obliqua * Eucalyptus sideroxylon * * * Evolvulus alsinoides * * * ?