Agavaceae Yucca baccata Torr.

Banana Yucca

Acoma - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F., 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest I. Uncultivated Native Plants Used as Sources of Food, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(1):1-44, page 54

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Scientific name: Yucca baccata Torr.
USDA symbol: YUBAB (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Banana Yucca
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Acoma
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Fruits baked, boiled, dried, rolled into loaves and stored for winter use.

RECRD: 41339 id: 43774