Moraceae Maclura pomifera (Raf.) Schneid.


Kiowa - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 23

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Scientific name: Maclura pomifera (Raf.) Schneid.
USDA symbol: MAPO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Osageorange
Family: Moraceae
Family (APG): Moraceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Wood used as the favorite material for the staff held by singer in the peyote ceremony.

RECRD: 10799 id: 21741