Cucurbita


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Related to Cucurbita: Cucurbita moschata
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Noun1.Cucurbita - type genus of the CucurbitaceaeCucurbita - type genus of the Cucurbitaceae  
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Cucurbitaceae, family Cucurbitaceae, gourd family - a family of herbaceous vines (such as cucumber or melon or squash or pumpkin)
autumn pumpkin, Cucurbita pepo, pumpkin, pumpkin vine - a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes
squash, squash vine - any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
Cucurbita pepo melopepo, summer squash, summer squash vine - any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden
winter squash, winter squash plant - any of various plants of the species Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita moschata producing squashes that have hard rinds and mature in the fall
hubbard squash, Cucurbita maxima - any of several winter squash plants producing large greyish-green football-shaped fruit with a rough warty rind
Cucurbita maxima turbaniformis, turban squash - squash plants bearing hard-shelled fruit shaped somewhat like a turban with a rounded central portion protruding from the end opposite the stem
buttercup squash - plant bearing somewhat drum-shaped fruit having dark green rind with greyish markings
Cucurbita argyrosperma, Cucurbita mixta, cushaw - plant bearing squash having globose to ovoid fruit with variously striped grey and green and white warty rinds
buffalo gourd, calabazilla, Cucurbita foetidissima, Missouri gourd, prairie gourd vine, wild pumpkin, prairie gourd - perennial vine of dry parts of central and southwestern United States and Mexico having small hard mottled green inedible fruit
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Heather Rose Kates is a PhD candidate at the University of Florida working in the phylogenetics of genus cucurbita.
What is the common name for Cucurbita pepo of the gourd family?
Dehydrodiconiferyl alcohol, isolated from Cucurbita moschata, has shown anti-adipogenic and anti-lipogenic effects.
Classic naturopathic herbals include Artemisia annua (sweet wormwood), Artemisia tridentata (sagebrush), Allium sativum (garlic), Gentiana lutea (gentian), Mahonia aquifolium (Oregon grape), Zingiber officinalis (ginger), Tanacetum vulgare (tansy), Azadirachta indica (neem), Hydrastis canadensis (goldenseal), Thuja pUcata (western red cedar), Syzygium aromaticum (clove), juglans nigra (black walnut), Dysphania ambrosioides (formerly Chenopodium ambrosioides; epazote), Ailanthus altissima (Chinese tree of heaven), Quassia amara (quassia), Picrasma excelsa (Jamaican quassia), Uncaria tomentosa (cat's claw), Tabebuia impetiginosa (pau d'arco), Citrus paradisi (grapefruit seed), Cucurbita moschata (pumpkin seed), and Carica papaya (papaya seed).
For example, the monograph Cucurbita pepo L, semen (Pumpkin seed) has an indication of "Traditional herbal product for the relief of lower urinary tract symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia or related to an overactive bladder, after serious conditions have been excluded by a medical doctor".
The plant species in the Quran are: Alhagi maurorum, Allium cepa, Allium sativum, Brassica nigra, Cinamoumon Camphor, Cucumis sativus, Cucurbita pepo, Ficus carica, Lens culinaris Medic, Musa sapientum, Ocimum basilicum, Olea europaea, Phoenix dactylifera, Punica granatum, Salvadora persica, Tamarix aphylla, Vitis vinifera, Zingiber officinale and Ziziphus spina_christi [2].
Of almost all the vegetables I like to use, I think I prefer these members of the cucurbita family, for their versatility and enormous flavour.
Seeds of Cucurbita pepo found among digesta of mastodon (Mammut americanum) suggest extinct proboscideans as likely dispersal agents (Newsom et al.
She also moves away from just flowers to include walnuts, and cucurbita maxima - mixed pumpkins, in all their gnarled and different-coloured beauty.
SEVURIN contains a proprietary blend of Go-Less consisting of EFLA 940, a natural ingredient derived from pumpkin seed, specifically Cucurbita pepo L.
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Yet surely the seeds of a pumpkin are 100% the progeny of a gourd-like squash of the genus Cucurbita.