Cactaceae Peniocereus greggii var. greggii

Nightblooming Cereus

Apache, San Carlos - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Hrdlicka, Ales, 1908, Physiological and Medical Observations Among the Indians of Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico, SI-BAE Bulletin #34:1-427, page 257

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Scientific name: Peniocereus greggii var. greggii
USDA symbol: PEGRG (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Nightblooming Cereus
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, San Carlos
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Red, doughnut-like fruits and flowers used for food.

RECRD: 46757 id: 25795