Cactaceae Opuntia imbricata var. imbricata

Tree Cholla

Pima - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F., 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest I. Uncultivated Native Plants Used as Sources of Food, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(1):1-44, page 36

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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: Pima
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Fruits pit baked overnight, dried and stored.

RECRD: 41199 id: 24704