Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth

Missouri Gourd

Omaha - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Fletcher, Alice C. and Francis La Flesche, 1911, The Omaha Tribe, SI-BAE Annual Report #27, page 585

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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: Omaha
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Root used in cases of protracted labor.

RECRD: 84742 id: 11619