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Timbo. Serjania curassavica.

Botanical name:

Timbo.—This name is applied in Brazil to various sapindaceous plants, used as fish poisons. Among these is Serjania curassavica, Radlk. [Paullinia pinnata L.), in which Stanislaus Martin (B. G. T., xcii) has found an alkaloid, timbonine; F. Pfaff have obtained from a timbo of unknown origin two alkaloids, timboin and anhydrotimboin, also an oily compound, timbol. (A. J. P., Nov., 1891.)


The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.



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