Fabaceae Prosopis pubescens Benth.

Screwbean Mesquite

Tewa - Drug, Ear Medicine

Use documented by:
Robbins, W.W., J.P. Harrington and B. Freire-Marreco, 1916, Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians, SI-BAE Bulletin #55, page 69

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Scientific name: Prosopis pubescens Benth.
USDA symbol: PRPU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Screwbean Mesquite
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Tewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ear Medicine
Notes: Pods twisted into the ear for an earache.

RECRD: 92370 id: 30092