Cucurbitaceae Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus


Kiowa - Drug, Poison

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 53

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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: Kiowa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poison
Notes: Unripened plant considered poisonous.

RECRD: 84169 id: 10080