Timbo. Serjania curassavica.
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.)