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Cucurbita  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 22365

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Pepo Mill.
  Common Name(s): gourd [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyCucurbitaceae  – gourds, squashes, citrouilles, gourdes  
                               GenusCucurbita L. – gourd  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Cucurbita argyrosperma C. Huber  
                                  Species Cucurbita digitata A. Gray – fingerleaf gourd, coyote gourd 
                                  Species Cucurbita ficifolia Bouché – figleaf gourd, Malabar gourd, fig leaf squash, blackseed squash, shark fin melon, Asian pumpkin, Thai marrow 
                                  Species Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth – calabazilla, wild gourd, wild pumkin, buffalo gourd, buffalogourd pumpkin, Missouri gourd, foetid gourd 
                                  Species Cucurbita maxima Duchesne – winter squash, Hubbard squash, Queensland blue squash, banana squash, buttercup squash, Hokkaido squash, winter marrow, Atlantic giant pumpkin, mammoth pumpkin 
                                  Species Cucurbita melopepo L. – spaghetti squash, summer squash, straight squash, acorn squash, crookneck squash, pattypan squash, scallop squash 
                                  Species Cucurbita moschata Duchesne – butternut squash, Tahitian squash, golden cushaw, calabaza, Dickinson pumpkin, neck pumpkin, West Indian pumpkin, Seminole pumpkin, large cheese pumpkin, Long Island cheese pumpkin, Kentucky field pumpkin, Tennessee sweet potato 
                                  Species Cucurbita okeechobeensis (Small) L.H. Bailey – Okeechobee gourd 
                                  Species Cucurbita palmata S. Watson – coyote melon, coyote gourd 
                                  Species Cucurbita pepo L. – vegetable marrow, field pumpkin, jack-o-lantern pumpkin, zucchini, cocozelle, citrouille 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Cucurbitaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Cucurbita   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cucurbita   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Cucurbita   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Cucurbita   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2015   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 6: Magnoliophyta: Cucurbitaceae to Droseraceae   
  Page(s): 496   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-19-534027-2   
  Notes: The volumes are also reproduced online (   
  Reference for: Cucurbita   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Renner, Susanne S., and Hanno Schaefer / Grumet, Rebecca, Nurit Katzir, and Jordi Garcia-Mas (eds.)  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogeny and Evolution of the Cucurbitaceae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genetics and Genomics of Cucurbitaceae   
  Page(s): 13-24   
  Publisher: Springer International Publishing   
  Publication Place: Cham, Switzerland   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-3-319-493305   
  Notes: doi: 10.1007/7397_2016_14   
  Reference for: Cucurbita   

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