Malvaceae Gossypium sp.


Papago - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Ruth M. Underhill, 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest II. The Ethnobiology of the Papago Indians, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(3):1-84, page 46

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Scientific name: Gossypium sp.
Common names: Cotton
Family: Malvaceae
Family (APG): Malvaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Seed flour mixed with saguaro seed flour, baked on sand and eaten as browned cakes.

RECRD: 43583 id: 16141