Cactaceae Carnegia gigantea (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose


Yavapai - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Gifford, E. W., 1936, Northeastern and Western Yavapai, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 34:247-345, page 260

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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: Yavapai
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Dried fruit pressed into bricks and kept for later use.

RECRD: 20645 id: 8230