Nelumbonaceae Nelumbo lutea Willd.

American Lotus

Comanche - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Carlson, Gustav G. and Volney H. Jones, 1940, Some Notes on Uses of Plants by the Comanche Indians, Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters 25:517-542, page 523

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Scientific name: Nelumbo lutea Willd.
USDA symbol: NELU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Lotus
Family: Nelumbonaceae
Family (APG): Nelumbonaceae
Native American Tribe: Comanche
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Boiled roots used for food.

RECRD: 21160 id: 23598