T. Plowman

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • funded by Hoffman / Sanders & Women's Board Field of Dreams
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] The Field Museum
    Description: funded by Hoffman / Sanders & Women's Board Field of Dreams
Current Determination: Paullinia cupana Kunth
Family: Sapindaceae
Location: Brazil: ParĂ¡
Locality: Belem, Av. Presidente Vargas, souvenir shop

Collector(s): T. Plowman
Description: Paste made from seed of guarana. Eighty percent of the world's commercial production of guaranĂ¡ paste is in the middle of the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil-still performed by the Guarani Indians, who wild-harvest the seeds and process them into paste by hand.
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
EMu IRN: 54003
OccurenceID: 78377091-cdb3-43db-bc87-0ed4fe639426