Pedaliaceae Martynia sp.

Devil's Claw

Tewa of Hano - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Robbins, W.W., J.P. Harrington and B. Freire-Marreco, 1916, Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians, SI-BAE Bulletin #55, page 57

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Scientific name: Martynia sp.
Common names: Devil's Claw
Family: Pedaliaceae
Family (APG): Martyniaceae
Native American Tribe: Tewa of Hano
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Open seed vessels used to make artificial flowers for dancers' headdresses.

RECRD: 41934 id: 22450