Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth

Missouri Gourd

Ponca - Drug, Panacea

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 116117

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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: Ponca
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Root used for any ailment, according to the doctrine of signatures.

RECRD: 84751 id: 11630