Cucurbita maxima Duchesne

Common name

English: Winter squash

German: Riesenkürbis, Speisekürbis

Mandarin: 笋瓜 (sun gua)

Portuguese: Aboboreira

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Violales (58)

        Family: Cucurbitaceae (23) (family description)

          Genus: Cucurbita (2)

           Epithet: maxima Duchesne (4)

maxima => largest

Characteristics

Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Cucurbita maxima at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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