Cyperaceae Cyperus esculentus L.

Chufa Flatsedge

Pima - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Curtin, L. S. M., 1949, By the Prophet of the Earth, Sante Fe. San Vicente Foundation, page 98

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Scientific name: Cyperus esculentus L.
USDA symbol: CYESL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Chufa Flatsedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Pima
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Chewed roots placed in horse's nostrils as a stimulant.

RECRD: 84834 id: 11877