Malvaceae Malva sp.


Papago - Food, Starvation Food

Use documented by:
Russell, Frank, 1908, The Pima Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #26:1-390, page 76

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Scientific name: Malva sp.
Common names: Mallow
Family: Malvaceae
Family (APG): Malvaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Starvation Food
Notes: Plants boiled and liquid used to make pinole during famine.

RECRD: 43938 id: 22347