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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The color of pumpkins derives from orange carotenoid pigments, including beta-cryptoxanthinalpha and beta caroteneall of which are provitamin A compounds converted to vitamin A in the body. The three species Cucurbita argyrosperma.

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Cucurbits and cultures in the Americas. The scallops are woody and inedible as mature fruits, but are firm and quite pleasant as young fruits”.

In the United States, some cultivars of var. There are two subspecies: The vines can be trained up trellises.

In my own experience, they have only reached 30 to 50 pounds, but this calaaza still larger than your typical 20 pound Jack O’Lantern.

Fruit long, cylindrical, with little or no taper.

The seeds are the most important product, chiefly because of their oil 39 percent and protein content 44 percentand their consumption in urban areas of Mexico and other countries of Central America is fairly common. Comparten el grupo con los que tradicionalmente son cultivados para forraje en India donde se presenta mucha diversidad. The trailing vines bear heavy yields of inch long, thin-skinned fruits with orange-yellow, sweet flesh. Pumpkin leaves are a popular vegetable in the Western and central regions of Kenya ; they are called seveveand are an ingredient of mukimo[25] respectively, whereas the pumpkin itself is usually boiled or steamed.


Varieties which produce more foliage could even be bred for this purpose.

Variedades de calabazas y zapallos en Estados Unidos – Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

Description Laboratorio de calabazas – Cucurbita pepo Argentinian zucchini 03 maturing fruit for seeds. Loy, Chapter 4 “Breedign Squash and Pumpkins”, p.

Cucurbita fraterna is ckcurbita closely related. In Australia and New Zealandpumpkin is often roasted in conjunction with other vegetables. Calabazas, calabacines, zapallos, zapallitos y nombres afines.

Practical Therapeutics of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Retrieved December 2, In the Mixe region of the state of Oaxaca, var. En este caso es “Warty” con verrugas. The wild species that have shown some degree of compatibility with the taxa of the complex C.

In its native area of distribution, C. Upright spikes give this unusual plant a crown-like appearance. Growers of these “pumpkins” often compete to see whose pumpkins are the most massive.

Cucurbita pepo “Calabacitas Decorativas” Ornamental Gourds. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Species that might represent a secondary genetic stock are scarce, as most of the attempts at hybridizing C.


Retrieved September 15, Chloroplast phylogeny of Cucurbita: The species does not tolerate very low temperatures, which limits its cultivation to the altitudes mentioned.

There are a great number of commercial cultivars with particular characteristics which, together with the local varieties referred to which are grown mainly in Mexico, constitute an extraordinary genetic stock.

Koshare fruit are about 4. Fruit round at the blossom end with a long straight or curved neck. Where it is grown commercially, it is generally found as the sole crop, occupying areas of varying size. Cucurbita Squashes and pumpkins Flora of Texas Plants described in The old time custom of keeping up Hallowe’en was not forgotten last night by the youngsters of the city.

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