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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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Plant Uses

Plant Uses

(p.109) 6 Plant Uses
Mayo Ethnobotany

David Yetman

Thomas R. Van Devender

University of California Press

This chapter classifies the uses of plants according to various functions in Mayo lands. These plants include Gloria, rose-colored amapa and huanaca for aesthetic uses, mezquite, brea and jupachumi for livestock feed, and bolillo, sigropo and palo dulce for applications related to culture. For construction, medicine and industry some of the common plants used by the Mayos include horcones, gobernadora, and palo dulce.

Keywords:   plants, Mayos, Gloria, bolillo, jupachumi, horcones, gobernadora, palo dulce

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