Burseraceae Bursera microphylla Gray


Cahuilla - Other, Good Luck Charm

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 48

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Scientific name: Bursera microphylla Gray
USDA symbol: BUMI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Elephanttree
Family: Burseraceae
Family (APG): Burseraceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Good Luck Charm
Notes: Sap used by players of peon, a popular gambling game, to acquire 'power.'

RECRD: 11311 id: 7616