Supplementary Notes on the American Species of Strychnos, VIII & IX

By: Krukoff, B.A. & Barneby R.C.

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Large slim octavo, pp 99, paperback, a very good copy, virtually as new. Inscribed "with the compliments of the authors" and initialled by both. [Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden Volume 20 number 1]. {Strychnos is a genus of flowering plants, belonging to the family Loganiaceae (sometimes Strychnaceae). The genus includes about 100 accepted species of trees and lianas, and more than 200 that are as yet unresolved. The genus is widely distributed around the world's tropics and is noted for the presence of poisonous indole alkaloids in the roots, stems and leaves of various species. Among these alkaloids are the well-known and virulent poisons strychnine and curare. }

Title: Supplementary Notes on the American Species of Strychnos, VIII & IX

Author Name: Krukoff, B.A. & Barneby R.C.

Categories: Medicine, Trees and Shrubs, Botanical/horticultural Monographs,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: The New York Botanical Garden: 1969

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: As New

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 014230

Keywords: tropical.vines.lianas.trees.strychnine.curare.