Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita pepo L.

Field Pumpkin

Zuni - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 67

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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: Zuni
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Fresh squash cut into spiral strips, folded into hanks and hung up to dry for winter use.

RECRD: 32856 id: 11742