Pedaliaceae Proboscidea althaeifolia (Benth.) Dcne.


Cahuilla - Other, Tools

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 107

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Scientific name: Proboscidea althaeifolia (Benth.) Dcne.
USDA symbol: PRAL4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Devilshorn
Family: Pedaliaceae
Family (APG): Martyniaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Tools
Notes: Hooked thorns used as a tool in mending baskets and broken pottery.

RECRD: 11638 id: 29889