Nyctaginaceae Mirabilis pumila (Standl.) Standl.

Dwarf 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 pumila (Standl.) Standl.
USDA symbol: MIPU6 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Dwarf Four O'clock
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Family (APG): Nyctaginaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Plant used as a lotion for sores and skin eruptions.

RECRD: 90691 id: 23081