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Taxon: Cucurbita moschata Duchesne

 
Genus: Cucurbita
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Cucurbiteae
Nomen number: 12601
Place of publication: Essai sur l'Histoire Naturelle des Courges 7. 1786 (J. L. M. Poiret in F. Cuvier, Dict. sci. nat. 11:234. 1819)
Link to protologue:
Comment: for author see Taxon 49:303-317. 2000
Name Verified on: 29-Jun-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Nov-2004
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 1285 (874 active, 311 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fruits used like a vegetable fide Food Feed Crops US); seeds (fide Prog Cucurb Genet Br 111. 2004)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

    Other (probable origin n. Colombia)

References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Andres, T. C. 2004. Diversity in tropical pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata): a review of infraspecific classifications (Prog Cucurb Genet Br) 107-112.
  3. Bailey, L. H. 1929. The domesticated Cucurbitas; first paper (Gentes Herbarum) 2:105.
  4. Bemis, W. P. 1963. Interspecific hybridization in Cucurbita: II C. moschata Poir. × xerophytic species of Cucurbita J. Heredity 54:285-289.
  5. Bisset, N. G., ed. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis. 1994 (Herbal Drugs)
  6. Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal 1991. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. (Esp Veg Prom) 6:252-264.
  7. Decker-Walters, D. S. et al. 1990. Genealogy and gene flow among annual domesticated species of Cucurbita Canad. J. Bot. 68:783.
  8. Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6. (L Noms French ed6)
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  10. Ferriol, M. & B. Picó 2008. Pumpkin and winter squash (Handb Pl Breed Veg) 1:317-349.
  11. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  12. Fursa, T. B. & A. I. Filov 1982. Cucurbitaceae (Citrullus, Cucurbita) Kul't. Flora SSSR 21:189.
  13. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. Flora de Veracruz. (F Veracruz)
  14. Hamid, S. et al. 1995. Medicinal plants of family Cucurbitaceae of Pakistan (part II) (Hamdard) 38:96.
  15. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  16. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. (Mult Glossary Crops)
  17. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  18. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  19. Kates, H. R. et al. 2017. Evolutionary and domestication history of Cucurbita (pumpkin and squash) species inferred from 44 nuclear loci Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 111:98-109.
  20. Kawaide, T. 1985. Utilization of rootstocks in Cucurbits production in Japan Jap. Agric. Res. Quart. 18:285-288.
  21. Lira Saade, R. & S. Montes Hernández 1994. Cucurbits (Cucurbita spp.) (Neglected Crops) 63-77.
  22. Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos y ecogeográficos de las Cucurbitaceae Latinoamericanas de importancia económica Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 9:10-11, 73-74.
  23. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  24. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  25. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:94-95.
  26. Nee, M. 1990. The domestication of Cucurbita (Cucurbitaceae) Econ. Bot. 44(3 suppl.):58, 63.
  27. Nuez, F. et al. 1993. Recolección de especies hortícolas en Ecuador Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 96:29-33.
  28. Paris, H. S. 2000. First two publications by Duchesne of Cucurbita moschata (Cucurbitaceae) (Taxon) 49:303-317.
  29. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  30. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  31. Sanjur, O. I. et al. 2002. Phylogenetic relationships among domesticated and wild species of Cucurbita (Cucurbitaceae) inferred from a mitochondrial gene: Implications for crop plant evolution and areas of origin Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99:535-540.
  32. Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. (Names Soukup)
  33. Wessel-Beaver, L. 2000. Cucurbita argyrosperma sets fruit in fields where C. moschata is the only pollen source Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rep. 23:62-63.
  34. Wessel-Beaver, L. 2000. Evidence for the center of diversity of Cucurbita moschata in Colombia Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rep. 23:54-55.
  35. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  36. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Cucurbita moschata Duchesne :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12601. Accessed 16 December 2018.