Cucurbitaceae

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Related to Curcurbitaceae: Cucurbitales
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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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Some families of tendril climbers such as Curcurbitaceae and Vitaceae use only twining tendrils to climb.