Fabaceae Lens culinaris Medik.


Papago - Food, Dried Food

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 33

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Scientific name: Lens culinaris Medik.
USDA symbol: LECU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lentil
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Threshed, dried on the ground or roofs, stored and used for food.

RECRD: 43556 id: 19893