Monographs Details: Chondrodendron tomentosum Ruiz & Pav.
Authority: Barneby, Rupert C. & Krukoff, Boris A. 1971. Supplementary notes on American Menispermaceae. VIII. A generic survey of the American Tricilisisae and Anomospermeae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 22: 1-89.
Family:Menispermaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - PANAMA. Darien: Rio Ucurganti, Narciso Bristan 1175 (MO). PERU. Schunke 3000, 3004, 3516, 3357; San Martin, Mariscal Caceras, Tocache, alt ± 400 m Schunke 1970/19. Pasaraya (Saposoa), Woytkowski 67 (LA), 79 (LA), 92 (LA), 98 (LA), 5079; Loreto: Schunke 913 (F) (Neshuya, alt ± 250 m); Huanuco: Schunke 1443 (F) and 2529 (F) (prov. Pachitea, alt ± 300 m), 2052 (F) (bosque Nacional de Iparia, alt ± 300-400 m), 1969/8, 1969/13 (Honoria).

Discussion:

Schunke 1969/8, 1969/13, and 1970/19 are vouchers for samples of wood for chemical studies.

For the chemical studies of this plant and for its use in curare see Mem. N.Y. Bot. Gard. 20(2): 37.

Distribution:Panama Central America| Peru South America|