Botanical name: Cucurbita argyrosperma Huber Family: Cucurbitaceae Common names. English: cushaw (United States); Spanish: calabaza, calabaza pinta. Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) Kabocha ARJUNA. Kabocha type pumpkin also used in Central America as “calabaza” [ ] Read more. Domestication History of the Squash Plant (Cucurbita spp) . This was a subspecies of Cucurbita pepo called Cucurbita pepo ovifera and its.

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Native to North America northeastern Mexico and southern United States[1] pumpkins are one of the oldest domesticated plants, having been used as early as 7, to 5, BC. This practice is also recorded in some parts of the state of Sonora in northeastern Mexico, where some cultivars of var. The female flowers grow on sturdy peduncles of 2 to 3.

Pumpkin carving Pumpkin chucking Pumpkin queen. On numerous occasions, it has been reported to be in Mesoamerica and on other occasions in South America, more specifically with its centre of origin in Colombia. Fruits shaped like a top, broad at stem end and coming to a point at blossom end, deeply furrowed.

Variedades de calabazas y zapallos en Estados Unidos

Genetic variation of the leaf laminae of Cucurbita pepo. Uses editors parameter Wikipedia indefinitely move-protected pages Commons category link is on Wikidata Commons category link is on Wikidata using P Articles with Curlie links. Pumpkin leaves are also eaten in Zambiawhere they are called chibwabwa and are boiled and cooked with groundnut paste as a side dish.

Views View Edit History. However, it has enabled us to reaffirm the strong relationship between this species and taxa of the C. Each cultivated variety has a fairly cucufbita distribution model, although there are some areas where two varieties can be found cultivated simultaneously. The use of seeds as dried fruit is common in some areas of Mesoamerica and almost unknown in others.

Fruit long, pointed at both ends, with a soft rind and brown seeds. Electrophoretic analysis of isoenzymes has not provided any substantial evidence.


Description Laboratorio de calabazas – Cucurbita pepo ornamental gourd – 01 flower calabsza immature fruit on the falabaza Bicolor spoon or pear.

It has a hard rind which is smooth to slightly ribbed, and is white with longitudinal green reticulate stripes or completely white. Sowing takes place in April and May, depending on the appearance of the first rains, and the ripe fruit is harvested in October and November.

Bailey, cucubita cultivars pe;o creeping plants which produce spherical, oval or oblate fruit that is rounded or flat at the ends. Cucurbita maxima tipo Delicious desarrollado en USA a partir ccurbita zapallos introducidos desde Brasil, nombre antiguo que persiste en las clasificaciones.

Catapultstrebuchetsballistas and air cannons are the most common mechanisms. Because temperature during flower development affects fruit coloration, solid green fruit and fruit with bands chcurbita alternating color are produced. Unlike with the rest of the cultivated species of Cucurbita, data on the distribution of cultivated Cucurbita argyrosperma varieties outside America are very scarce and there is no certainty that this species was cultivated at any time in the Old World or even outside its general area of domestication.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Bailey’s The Garden of Gourds, Raw pumpkin can be fed to poultry, as a supplement to regular feed, during the winter to help maintain egg production, which usually drops off during the cold months. Not all of the localized landraces of Cucurbita maxima that have evolved can be placed in the following informal classification scheme, which is based on Castetter Permission given to reproduce them citing the source”.


Pumpkin / Calabaza

This acorn squash produces small, ribbed fruits which are often cut in half and baked. Cucurbita moschata tipo Queso horticultural group Cheese.

This is the gold-standard pie pumpkin that can be eaten right out of the garden. In Vietnam, pumpkins are commonly cooked in soups with pork or shrimp. There are some old references to a considerable variation in Colombia, but its current situation has to be properly documented and evaluated. Often, it is made into pievarious kinds of which are a traditional staple of the Canadian and American Thanksgiving holidays.


Cucurbita pepo ‘Yugoslavian Finger’. A second level of compatibility consists of the wild and cultivated taxa of C. Pumpkin seeds are a popular snack that can be found hulled or semi-hulled at most grocery stores. Loy, Chapter 4 “Breedign Squash and Pumpkins”, p. cucurbia

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Cucurbitaceae flowers Cucurbita pepo ornamental group gourds Photographs from Laboratorio de Calabazas. In addition to having a higher concentration of carotenoids in the orange flesh, this cultivar differs from the viny ‘Vegetable Spaghetti’ by having a semi-bush habit. Cucurbita pepo ‘Beirut’, Cucurbita clabaza ‘Sihi Lavan’.

All the sizes have a winged bulb that is approximately 2. With regard to the sources of variation of C. Most parts of the pumpkin are edible, including the fleshy shell, the seeds, the leaves, and even the flowers. Infectious Diseases of Poverty. Pumpkin leaves, usually of C. De Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre. Buffalo gourd oil Pumpkin seed oil Squash blossoms.

Tristemon texanus Scheele Cucurbita pepo subsp. An assortment of banding patterns of vibrant dark green and golden yellow are produced on each plant.

The cucurgita and garden vegetables of America. The small size has calqbaza 4 – 5″ long neck; the medium size has a 6″ long neck; the large size has a 12″ long neck.

Lebeda y Paris eds. Forma amarilla, planta arbustiva, como Cucurbita pepo ‘Golden Bush Scallop’.

Fruits long, cylindrical, with little or no taper, ratio of length to width approximating or exceeding 3. Gray, in the broad sense and C. An excellent opportunity to have an entire new gourd product for table decorations this year.