Cactaceae Opuntia imbricata var. imbricata

Tree Cholla

Keres, Western - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 55

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Scientific name: Opuntia imbricata var. imbricata
USDA symbol: OPIMI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tree Cholla
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Ground needle coverings made into a paste and used for boils.

RECRD: 30309 id: 24692