Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita pepo L.

Field Pumpkin

Cocopa - Other, Protection

Use documented by:
Gifford, E. W., 1933, The Cocopa, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 31:263-270, page 266

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Scientific name: Cucurbita pepo L.
USDA symbol: CUPEP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Field Pumpkin
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Cocopa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Oily kernels rubbed on hands as protection against cold.

RECRD: 20698 id: 11709