Species Detail

Brassica rapa L.
turnip


Scientific Name:  
Brassica rapa L.
Common Name:  
turnip
Myaamia Name:  
meekwaaki
Uses:  
Food
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Undetermined
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Tree, Cultivated

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Brassica rapa L.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Food  the word meekwaki refers to the cultivated turnip; whereas wiikopayiisia refers to the wild plant and tuber called Indian turnip; Arisaema triphyllum
No Reference Specified Use - Food  eaten.
No Reference Specified Use - Food  eaten. "weas and peorias and some miamis say makwaki" [see Cabbage] p. 103 –
No Reference Specified Use - Food  word for turnip
No Reference Specified Use - Food  modern traditional crop. In the traditional story of Young Thunder William Pecongah; he describes the crops he had growing on his land 160 acres of reserve in central Indiana.
No Reference Specified Use - Food  eaten.
Botanical Sources  
Brassica rapa L.
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Related Sources  
Brassica rapa L.
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