Poaceae Arundo donax L.


Cahuilla - Other, Musical Instrument

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 102

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Scientific name: Arundo donax L.
USDA symbol: ARDO4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Giantreed
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Musical Instrument
Notes: Used to make a flute, usually played by men.

RECRD: 11603 id: 5942