Botanical name: Cucurbita argyrosperma Huber Family: Cucurbitaceae Common names. English: cushaw (United States); Spanish: calabaza, calabaza pinta. Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) Kabocha ARJUNA. Kabocha type pumpkin also used in Central America as “calabaza” [ ] Read more. Domestication History of the Squash Plant (Cucurbita spp) . This was a subspecies of Cucurbita pepo called Cucurbita pepo ovifera and its.

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Chloroplast phylogeny of Cucurbita: The direct use of these, or of the genes that determine this characteristic, would allow their period of availability at markets to be extended. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The different degrees of variation in the nutritionally important cuccurbita of the three cultivated varieties of the complex argyrosperma suggest a strong association with human interests. This page was last edited on 16 Februaryat Beautiful, white oblong small gourds resembling eggs.

Berlandier in southern Texas. Gray, in the broad sense and C. Native to North America northeastern Mexico and southern United States[1] pumpkins are one of the oldest domesticated plants, having been used as early as 7, to 5, BC.

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The fruit is short or long and piriform, straight or curved in the thinnest part and 11 to 50 cm long. The possibilities of hybridization that C. Retrieved 1 September The common terms “pumpkin”, “squash”, “gourd”, “cushaw”, “ayote”, “zapallo”, “calabaza”, etc. Fruit turbinate, shallowly ribbed, with a hard rind and white seeds.

Where it is grown commercially, it is generally found as the sole crop, occupying areas of varying size. This subspecies has been designated as the wild ancestor of the group. The seeds cucurbitx popular with children who roast them on a pan before eating them. One of these is known as heavy rain gourd calabaza de temporal ; it is grown on rocky ground, generally with abundant outcrops of limestone and commonly with little soil – that is, on dry ground.


As has already been shown in the case of some species, there are also local varieties which differ in their production period. Koshare fruit cucurbitta about 4. Fruit cylindrical with a straight, slightly constricted neck.

Because temperature during flower development affects fruit coloration, solid green fruit and fruit with bands of alternating color are produced. It has fibrous roots and slightly angular stems.

Pumpkin / Calabaza

A proposed subspecific classification for Cucurbita pepo. In Vietnam, pumpkins are commonly cooked in soups with pork or shrimp. Fruit bell-shaped to almost cylindrical. Cucurbita Squashes and pumpkins Flora of Texas Plants described in The fourth and last group includes the perennial species C.

These cultivars, whose calabxza are either without or with unpronounced ribs and have rather rounded and oval seeds, are grown from a little above sea level to nearly 1 m. Photographs cucurbit Laboratorio de Calabazas.

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In Guangxi province, Chinathe leaves of the pumpkin plant are consumed as a cooked vegetable or in soups. They are sometimes used to fool setting hens into laying.

The trailing vines bear heavy yields of inch long, thin-skinned fruits with orange-yellow, sweet flesh. Gremlins are bright, bold, and crazy with warts.

The primary genetic stock of C. North Carolina State University.


Retrieved 2 June Cucurbtia female flowers grow on sturdy peduncles of 2 to 3. It was first collected by J. Mini zapallos de Halloween. Bailey, includes cucjrbita of creeping plants which produce spherical, oval or oblate fruit that is rounded or flat at the ends.

The term pumpkin has no agreed upon botanical or scientific meaning, [4] and is used interchangeably with “squash” and “winter squash”.

Uses editors parameter Wikipedia indefinitely move-protected pages Commons category link is on Wikidata Commons category link is on Wikidata using P Articles with Curlie links. Retrieved 23 September Lebeda y Paris eds. In Thailandsmall pumpkins are steamed with custard inside and served as a dessert.

Variedades de calabazas y zapallos en Estados Unidos

In some regions of Mexico, the seeds and also the unripe fruit of wild taxa are used as food. Retrieved November 28, In Italy, it can be used with cheeses as a savory stuffing for ravioli. A tiny gourd just 2″ long! The reportedly very high quality of ‘Little Gem’ and ‘Nantucket’ indicates that these pumpkins are well advanced from primitive stocks.

Cucurbita pepo (marrow)

Cucurbkta materials Buffalo gourd oil Pumpkin seed oil Squash blossoms. Hide it [the great carbuncle] under thy cloak, say’st thou? Pepo squashes often cook up stringy, insipid, and watery. The rind is soft, hence the fruit can be eaten in the ripe state.