Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth

Missouri Gourd

Coahuilla - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Barrows, David Prescott, 1967, The Ethno-Botany of the Coahuilla Indians of Southern California, Banning CA. Malki Museum Press. Originally Published 1900, page 80

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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: Coahuilla
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Poultice of crushed root and sugar applied to saddle sores on horses.

RECRD: 84780 id: 11599