Malvaceae Gossypium sp.


Navajo - Other, Tools

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 62

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Scientific name: Gossypium sp.
Common names: Cotton
Family: Malvaceae
Family (APG): Malvaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Tools
Notes: Twisted, soaked in mutton tallow and used as a lampwick for soldering.

RECRD: 2969 id: 16140