Fouquieriaceae Fouquieria splendens Engelm.


Seri - Fiber, Building Material

Use documented by:
Dawson, E. Yale, 1944, Some Ethnobotanical Notes on the Seri Indians, Desert Plant Life 9:133-138, page 136

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Scientific name: Fouquieria splendens Engelm.
USDA symbol: FOSP2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Ocotillo
Family: Fouquieriaceae
Family (APG): Fouquieriaceae
Native American Tribe: Seri
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Building Material
Notes: Branches used to make sun and wind shelters.

RECRD: 4979 id: 14829