Cucurbitaceae Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus


Havasupai - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Weber, Steven A. and P. David Seaman, 1985, Havasupai Habitat: A. F. Whiting's Ethnography of a Traditional Indian Culture, Tucson. The University of Arizona Press, page 243

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Scientific name: Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus
USDA symbol: CILAL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Watermelon
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Havasupai
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Seeds parched and ground to make sumkwin and other dishes.

RECRD: 7369 id: 10068