Monographs Details: Abuta racemosa Triana & Planch.
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: above Santa Fe, Rio Sabana, Duke 14110 (MO), Croat 11608 (MO). Western South America (probably Bolivia): R. Pearce s n (Jun 1965) (fr) (BM) (bank of stream about Sta Cruz), .sn (Mar 1866) (fr) (BM, K) (Coroico, 3000/4000 ft).

Discussion:

Pearce states on the label of the first specimen: "semiscandent evergreen shrub with long slender stems."

This is the first record of the species from Panama and probably from Bolivia.

Distribution:Panama Central America|