winter squash plant


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Noun1.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 fallwinter 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
winter squash - any of various fruits of the gourd family with thick rinds and edible yellow to orange flesh that mature in the fall and can be stored for several months
Cucurbita, genus Cucurbita - type genus of the Cucurbitaceae
squash, squash vine - any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
acorn squash - squash plant bearing small acorn-shaped fruits having yellow flesh and dark green or yellow rind with longitudinal ridges
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
butternut squash, Cucurbita maxima - plant bearing buff-colored squash having somewhat bottle-shaped fruit with fine-textured edible flesh and a smooth thin rind
Cucurbita moschata, winter crookneck, winter crookneck squash - any of various plants bearing squash having hard rinds and elongated recurved necks
Cucurbita argyrosperma, Cucurbita mixta, cushaw - plant bearing squash having globose to ovoid fruit with variously striped grey and green and white warty rinds
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Choose heirloom varieties for seed saving, taking note that winter squash plants within the same species can cross-pollinate.