Agavaceae Yucca baccata Torr.

Banana Yucca

Pima - Other, Soap

Use documented by:
Russell, Frank, 1908, The Pima Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #26:1-390, page 72

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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: Pima
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Soap
Notes: Stems reduced to pulp and used as soap.

RECRD: 43919 id: 43930