Poaceae Zea mays L.


Zuni - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 73

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Scientific name: Zea mays L.
USDA symbol: ZEMAM2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Corn
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Toasted or untoasted corn ground into a flour and used to make bread eaten as a staple on journeys.

RECRD: 32893 id: 44532