Cucurbitaceae


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Related to Cucurbitaceae: Solanaceae, Fabaceae, Poaceae
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Noun1.Cucurbitaceae - a family of herbaceous vines (such as cucumber or melon or squash or pumpkin)
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Campanulales, order Campanulales - an order of plants of the subclass Asteridae including: Campanulaceae; Lobeliaceae; Cucurbitaceae; Goodeniaceae; Compositae
cucurbit - any plant of the family Cucurbitaceae
gourd vine, gourd - any vine of the family Cucurbitaceae that bears fruits with hard rinds
Cucurbita, genus Cucurbita - type genus of the Cucurbitaceae
genus Bryonia - climbing perennial herbs: bryony
Citrullus, genus Citrullus - a dicot genus of the family Cucurbitaceae including watermelons
Cucumis, genus Cucumis - cucumbers; muskmelons
Ecballium, genus Ecballium - exploding cucumber; squirting cucumber
genus Lagenaria, Lagenaria - bottle gourds
genus Luffa - dishcloth gourds
genus Momordica, Momordica - Old World tropical vine
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Habitat: A perennial climbing herb of the Cucurbitaceae family.
The richest families were Fabaceae and Solanaceae (8% of the total number of species each one), followed by Cucurbitaceae (6.
Cucumis melo is a species of cucurbitaceae family and many of its different varieties are grown in Pakistan, generally known as 'melons' (Nazimuddin and Naqvi, 1982).
A member of the botanical family Cucurbitaceae, watermelons exist in five common types -- seeded, seedless, mini, yellow and orange.
There are many types of gourds in the cucurbit, or gourd, family, Cucurbitaceae, but our focus will be on the bottle gourds, Lagenaria spp.
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Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) is one of the most important members of the Cucurbitaceae family that originated from Southern Africa [1].
Cucumbers, melons, squash and gourds are insect-pollinated and, because they belong to the same family, Cucurbitaceae, they can cross-pollinate if grown close together.
Even beginners can grow a spectacular patch with enough Cucurbitaceae to meet anyone's fall decorative needs.
Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) is a fruit belonging to the Cucurbitaceae family, with a cosmopolitan distribution.