O'odham Small Bilobal
Lagenaria siceraria. Smallish gourd with small upper and larger lower chamber; used for rattles, birdhouses, canteens. Originally collected from New Fields, near the US/ Mexican border on the Tohono O'odham Nation. The long vines were prolific producers of gourds in our 2018 grow-out at our Tucson Conservation Center. From our Seed Bank Collection.
- Origin: low desert, about 2680' elevation.
- Gourds 6-10" tall
- Contents: ± 15 seeds (2.5 g).