Nyctaginaceae Mirabilis oxybaphoides (Gray) Gray

Smooth Spreading Four O'clock

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 21

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Scientific name: Mirabilis oxybaphoides (Gray) Gray
USDA symbol: MIOX (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Smooth Spreading Four O'clock
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Family (APG): Nyctaginaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Plant used for spider bites or as a hair lotion for dandruff.

RECRD: 89798 id: 23077