Cucurbitaceae Cucumis melo L.


Navajo - Food, Sauce & Relish

Use documented by:
Steggerda, Morris, 1941, Navajo Foods and Their Preparation, Journal of the American Dietetic Association 17(3):217-25, page 222

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Scientific name: Cucumis melo L.
USDA symbol: CUME (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cantaloupe
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Sauce & Relish
Notes: Dried fruit boiled with sugar and eaten like apple sauce.

RECRD: 2287 id: 11564