Cuscutaceae Cuscuta megalocarpa Rydb.

Bigfruit Dodder

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 39

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Scientific name: Cuscuta megalocarpa Rydb.
USDA symbol: CUME4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bigfruit Dodder
Family: Cuscutaceae
Family (APG): Convolvulaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Plant used as ceremonial emetic.

RECRD: 84799 id: 11794