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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Cucurbita foetidissima?
If you know websites containing any information about Cucurbita foetidissima please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Cucurbita foetidissima and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Cucurbita foetidissima.

 

Cucurbita foetidissima basic info
Scientific Name: Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth.
Family: Cucurbitaceae.
Genus: Cucurbita.
Common names in English: Missouri gourd, prairie gourd.
For common names of Cucurbita foetidissima in different languages - See link
Description: Cucurbita foetidissima, is tuberous plant, it is a true xerophyte that is found in the Southwestern United States and Northwestern Mexico. is native to North America in the U.S. and Mexico. It has numerous common names, including: buffalo gourd, calabazilla, chilicote, coyote gourd, fetid gourd, fetid wild pumpkin, Missouri gourd, prairie gourd, stinking gourd, wild gourd, and wild pumpkin. - for more info about Cucurbita foetidissima See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cucurbita foetidissima
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link

 

Cucurbita foetidissima in other websites
Cucurbita foetidissima common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Cucurbita foetidissima - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cucurbita foetidissima - See link.

 

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