Agavaceae Yucca baccata Torr.

Banana Yucca

Tewa - Other, Hunting & Fishing Item

Use documented by:
Bell, Willis H and Edward F. Castetter, 1941, Ethnobiological Studies in the Southwest VII. The Utilization of of Yucca, Sotol and Beargrass by the Aborigines in the American Southwest, University of New Mexico Bulletin 5(5):1-74, page 45

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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: Tewa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Hunting & Fishing Item
Notes: Leaves baked in warm pit, chewed and fiber woven into fishing nets.

RECRD: 40547 id: 43964