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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Fruit round at the blossom end with a long straight or curved neck. The seeds are the most important product, chiefly because of their oil 39 percent and protein content 44 percentand their consumption in urban areas of Mexico and other countries of Central America is fairly common. It has fibrous roots and slightly angular stems.

Its usual habitat is in or near sandy riverbeds. This page was last edited on 16 Februarycalwbaza The primary genetic stock of C.

The fruit varies greatly in size cucyrbita shape cuurbita following the form of the ovary: Cucurbita pepo Scallop Group. The seeds are popular with children who roast them on a pan before eating them. Retrieved 2 September There is a connection in folklore and popular culture between pumpkins and the supernaturalsuch as:. Forma verde claro como Cucurbita pepo ‘Benning’s Green Tint’.

The female flowers have thick pedicels of 3 to 8 cm in length, and a globose, ovoid, oblate, cylindrical, piriform, conical, turbinate ovary.

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Collectively, the accessions are made up of American material, mainly from Central America. Retrieved December 2, There are some old references to a considerable variation in Colombia, but its current situation has to be properly documented and evaluated. Cucurbita pepo ‘Yugoslavian Finger’. Fruit small, flattened, typically with scalloped edges.

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The fine, rough netting around the shell is a distinguishing feature of this heirloom. Las calabazas de esta especie tienen un uso principalmente recreativo en Estados Unidos. Cucurbita pepo ‘Dancing Gourd’. The three species Cucurbita argyrosperma. Proceedings of Cucurbitaceae It was first collected by J. Very fine grained and smooth to the taste. Retrieved September 15, Tendrils have two to six branchlets, or are simple and little developed tendrils in the semi-shrubby types.

Variedades de calabazas y zapallos en Estados Unidos

CushawCucurbita argyrosperma var. Chloroplast phylogeny of Cucurbita: Pumpkin leaves are also eaten in Zambiawhere they are called chibwabwa and are boiled and cooked with groundnut paste as a side dish. Pumpkin leaves are a popular vegetable in the Western and central regions of Kenya ; they are called seveveand are an ingredient of mukimo[25] respectively, whereas the pumpkin itself is usually boiled or steamed.

Buffalo gourd oil Pumpkin seed oil Squash blossoms. Photographs from Laboratorio de Calabazas.

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cuchrbita Originally created for the packing trade, with a more uniform smaller size than some mixes, with flats, rounds, pears, and spoons in solids, stripes, and bicolors all included. Unlike the other two groups, the crookneck was not widely distributed nor did it consist of a number of distinct variants. Cucurbita texanaalso known as Cucurbita pepo subsp.

Hide it [the great carbuncle] under thy cloak, say’st thou? A most unique and unusual squash! The flesh is white, yellow or orange, the seeds elliptical and slightly inflated, measuring 15 to 30 x 8 to 16 mm, with a white, smooth and even testa.


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De tipo “Ball” Bola”Warty” con verrugas. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.

Dancing gourds spin just like a top, they make great toys, superb crafts, arrangements, and much more! The following other wikis use this file: The seeds are eaten whole, roasted or toasted and are ground into different stews.

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 It was thought that C.

The flesh is light or bright orange to greenish, ranges from light to very sweet, is soft and generally not fibrous. Ubicadas en el grupo informal normalmente llamado Cucurbita pepo Ornamental Gourds Calabacitas Decorativas. It crosses well with both C.

Tristemon texanus Scheele Cucurbita pepo subsp. Nor is the linguistic evidence very clear: Sturtevant’s notes on edible plants.

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