Burseraceae Bursera microphylla Gray


Seri - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Dawson, E. Yale, 1944, Some Ethnobotanical Notes on the Seri Indians, Desert Plant Life 9:133-138, page 138

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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: Seri
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Splint whisps used to make light, coiled baskets.

RECRD: 4989 id: 7617