Maximiliana venatorum H.Wendl., O.C.E.de Kerchove de Denterghem, Palmiers: 251 (1878)

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Distribution

Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/tdwg/geogrphy.html)
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Use Record

  • Maximiliana venatorum H.Wendl.: Indians use petioles as blow-pipes for the arrow poison Urari (Poeppig). (Macbride, J.F., Flora of Peru Vol. XIII Part 1 Nº 2. 1960)
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    Utensils and ToolsHunting and fishingPetioleNot identifiedN/APeru
  • Maximiliana venatorum H.Wendl.: Palmera de cuyas hojas se extrae el nervio para fabricar los "dardos", que debidamente envenenado con el curare, es disparado con la pucuna (cerbatana). (Barriga, R., Plantas útiles de la Amazonia Peruana: características, usos y posibilidades.. 1994)
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    Utensils and ToolsHunting and fishingLeaf rachisNot identifiedN/APeru
  • Maximiliana venatorum H.Wendl.: Slats split from the woody petioles are the primary material for woven sleeping mats. A hanging storage basket may be made from boat-shaped spathe. (Bodley, J.H., and F.C. Benson, Cultural ecology of Amazonian palms. 1979)
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    Utensils and ToolsDomesticPetioleIndigenousShipibo-ConiboPeru
    Utensils and ToolsDomesticBractIndigenousShipibo-ConiboPeru