Monographs Details: Abuta grandifolia (Mart.) Sandwith
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 - VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Wurdack et al. 43498 (Rio Siapa), 43651 (Rio Orinoco), Maguire et al. 29955 (Cerro Huachamacari, Rio Cunucunuma). FRENCH GUIANA. Serv. Forest. 4485 (P). SURINAM. Mapane Creek, Vreden (L.B.B.) 11305 (UT). BRAZIL. WeddeU 2169 (P); Territory Amapa: Pires et al. 50728 (Rio Araguari), Irtt'in et al. 47520 (Rio Oiapoque); Para: M. Silva 1171 (MG) (Rio Trombetas), Pires & N. T. Silva 11655 (IAN), 11711 (IAN), and A. T. Silva 850 (Belem, Ipean, Reserva Black, capoeira); Amazonas: basin of Rio Negro, vicinity of Manaus, Prance et al. 9042, 9072, Inst. Nac. Pesq. Amaz. 20971 (INPA); 27883 (INPA); basin of Rio Solimoes, Fonte Boa, M. Silva 2154 (PG); Territory of Roraima: Prance et al. 9147; Mato Grosso: Philcox & Fereira 4370 (K), Maguire et al. 56503 (Brasilia-Acre highway), Sidney 1298; Acre: Vasconcelos, D. Coelho s n (15/2-1962) (INPA) (Rio Branco, Bela Vista), Forero et al. 6321 & 6392 (Highway Abuna to Rio Branco), Prance et al. 7688 (munic. Sena Madureira); Territory Rondonia: basin of Rio Madeira: Prance et al. 5406, 8953. PERU. Huanuco: Pachitea, Schunke 1969/7, 1573 (F), 1896 (F); Loreto: Schunke 1970/22 and 1970/25 (Coronel Portillo, Padre Abad), Schunke 2429 (F) (Maynas, Rio Nanay), Schunke 954 (F). COLOMBIA. Coqueta: Rio Caucaya, Gabriel Gutierrez V. 2763 (COL).This is the first record of the species from Territory Rondonia.

Discussion:Schunke 1969/7, 1970/25 and N. T. Silva 850 are vouchers for samples of wood for chemical studies.
Distribution:Venezuela South America| French Guiana South America| Suriname South America| Brazil South America| Colombia South America|