Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth

Missouri Gourd

Cahuilla - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 57

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Scientific name: Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth
USDA symbol: CUFO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Missouri Gourd
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Decoction of dried roots used as an emetic.

RECRD: 11370 id: 11591