Pteridaceae Cheilanthes fendleri Hook.

Fendler's Lipfern

Keres, Western - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 36

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Scientific name: Cheilanthes fendleri Hook.
USDA symbol: CHFE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fendler's Lipfern
Family: Pteridaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant used as a douche after childbirth.

RECRD: 30108 id: 9350