curare

Michael L Roginsky d_micro at ix.netcom.com
Sun Apr 7 09:11:02 EST 1996


In <4jqdpn$2u2 at griffin.ccc.nottingham.ac.uk> mtzrwn at vaxa.nott.ac.uk
writes: 
>
>Hi, I was wondering whether anyone out there can help me.
>I am trying to get hold of some plant
>material (plants, or seeds) of curare (chondrodendron 
>tormentosum, or curarea spp) for my hospital based
>medical garden & hot house.
>It grows naturally in South America (brazil, equador etc)
>in the tropics.
>If anyone can help, or give a contact name to try I would be 
>grateful.
>Also - are there any other useful plant-related usenet groups
>worth trying for this???
>cheers,
>Dick
>--
>100115,1010 at compuserve.com
>dick.nickalls at nottingham.ac.uk
>Department of Anaesthesia, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
>---------------------------------------------------------

Dick: I took the liberty to send your message to the Agr Dept in
Brasil. Born and raised in the Amazon, I am familiar with the
black sticky venom that indians use with blow darts to hunt and
do battle. I hope this contact will send you some info on the subject.

:)  Micro, not a microbe




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