Portulacaceae Talinum parviflorum Nutt.


Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 26

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Scientific name: Talinum parviflorum Nutt.
USDA symbol: TAPA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sunbright
Family: Portulacaceae
Family (APG): Portulacaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of root bark applied to sores and infusion of root bark used as lotion.

RECRD: 95894 id: 39284