Cactaceae Carnegia gigantea (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose


Pima - Food, Substitution Food

Use documented by:
Curtin, L. S. M., 1949, By the Prophet of the Earth, Sante Fe. San Vicente Foundation, page 53

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Scientific name: Carnegia gigantea (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose
USDA symbol: CAGI7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Saguaro
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Pima
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Substitution Food
Notes: Seeds ground, passed through a sieve or left mixed with husks and used as a substitute for lard.

RECRD: 44826 id: 8209