Record Detail

EBC 35010


Specimen Notes:
  • Label Source: Cord of Tucum. The fibre is merely the leaves of the young shoots, torn into shreds, Barra de Rio Negro.

    Source: Spruce, R. (1855) Domestic Uses. Plantae Amazonicae. Domestic uses (pp31-61) and miscellaneous notes, p60: Strips of young leaflets woven into hats and mats.
  • Record posted on March 27, 2009 and last updated March 27, 2009