Indiana University Herbarium (Deam Herbarium)
Catalog #: IND-0118915
Occurrence ID (GUID): 2a6155db-9272-4efd-b5b2-0453a5c6ce49
Secondary Catalog #: 130836
Taxon: Proboscidea louisianica subsp. fragrans (Lindl.) P.K.Bretting
Family: Martyniaceae
Collector: Peter K. Bretting   M53   
Date: 1979-09-16
Verbatim Date: Sept. 16, 1979
Locality: Mexico, Guanajuato, Malpias, ca. Valle de Santiago.
20.390637  -101.193804 +-2600m.
Elevation: 1775 meters (5822ft)
Habitat: lava, slimy/muddy texture
Associated Species: Opuntia
Description: Herb, ca. 0.5m tall, flowering and fruiting, fruit immature.
Notes: Annual. The seeds are eaten when they are white. Not eaten when black because they are too hard. Seeds are eaten raw.
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Rights Holder: The Trustees of Indiana University
Record Id: 2a6155db-9272-4efd-b5b2-0453a5c6ce49
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Paul Rothrock (Acting Director); Eric Knox (Director); (
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