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Mayo EthnobotanyLand, History, and Traditional Knowledge in Northwest Mexico$
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David Yetman and Thomas Van Devender

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780520227217

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520227217.001.0001

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Eight Plants That Make Mayos Mayos

Eight Plants That Make Mayos Mayos

(p.79) 5 Eight Plants That Make Mayos Mayos
Mayo Ethnobotany

David Yetman

Thomas R. Van Devender

University of California Press

This chapter describes eight species of plants that make the Mayos Mayos. These include the Cordia parvifolia DC., Stenocereus thurberi, Agave vivipara L. and Vallesia glabra. This chapter also describes the applications and uses of these plants in medicine, culture, artifacts, construction, and as food. It also provides photographs of the grown plant of each species.

Keywords:   plants, Mayos, Cordia parvifolia DC., Stenocereus thurberi, Agave vivipara L., Vallesia glabra, medicine, culture, food, artifacts

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