Fabaceae Calliandra humilis Benth.

Dwarf Stickpea

Zuni - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Camazine, Scott and Robert A. Bye, 1980, A Study Of The Medical Ethnobotany Of The Zuni Indians of New Mexico, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2:365-388, page 376

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Scientific name: Calliandra humilis Benth.
USDA symbol: CAHUH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Dwarf Stickpea
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Powdered root used three times a day for rashes.

RECRD: 21265 id: 7663