family Cucurbitaceae


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Related to family Cucurbitaceae: gourd family
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Noun1.family 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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WATER melon, according to Wikipedia, is a fruit with the botanical name Citrullus lanatus, a plant species in the family Cucurbitaceae which has its origin in West Africa.
& Nakai (Cucurbitales: Cucurbitaceae), is the most widely cultivated plant in the family Cucurbitaceae in the world, occupying 6.8% of the total area cultivated with vegetables.
The saponification value for CSO was found to be 198 mg of KOH g-1 oil, that is comparable to that of pumpkin seed oil (185-198 mg of KOH g-1) and honeydew melon (210 mg of KOH g-1); both of which are members of family cucurbitaceae [30,39].
A member of the botanical family Cucurbitaceae, watermelons exist in five common types -- seeded, seedless, mini, yellow and orange.
maxima Duchesne), Round melon (Praecitrullus fistulosus), Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus Thumb.) and bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria Standl.) belongs to family Cucurbitaceae, Chenopodium amaranticolor L.
A proposal for the conservation of the family Cucurbitaceae in Mexico.
Squash bugs (family Coreidae) infest most cucurbits, but they are most fond of squash (family Cucurbitaceae) and pumpkins (Cucurbita pepo and two other species in this genus).
Among vegetables, bitter gourd (Momordica charantia Linn) has a unique medicinal and nutritional value and belongs to family Cucurbitaceae. It is among the popular vegetables in Asia and other part of the world.
A gourd is a plant of the family Cucurbitaceae. The term refers to a number of species and subspecies, many with hard shells, and some without and is likely one of the earliest domesticated types of plants.
The plant species Solena amplexicaulis is commonly called creeping cucumber and belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae distributed very seldom in the dry deciduous forest and scrub jungles of Tamil Nadu [9].
Watermelon belongs to the family cucurbitaceae and is widely cultivated in different regions of the world.