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Common name

English: Winter squash

German: Riesenkürbis, Speisekürbis

Mandarin: 笋瓜 (sun gua)

Portuguese: Aboboreira

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Cucurbitales (25)

        Family: Cucurbitaceae (25)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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