Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth

Missouri Gourd

Havasupai - Other, Toys & Games

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: Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth
USDA symbol: CUFO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Missouri Gourd
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Havasupai
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Toys & Games
Notes: Roots made into a wooden ball and used in playing the 'four hills' game.

RECRD: 7371 id: 11603