Sapotaceae Sideroxylon lanuginosum Michx.

Gum Bully

Kiowa - Food, Candy

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 46

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Scientific name: Sideroxylon lanuginosum Michx.
USDA symbol: SILAL3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Gum Bully
Family: Sapotaceae
Family (APG): Sapotaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Candy
Notes: Outer bark yields a mucilaginous substance used as chewing gum.

RECRD: 10896 id: 37961