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Taxon: Cucurbita cordata S. Watson

Genus: Cucurbita
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Cucurbiteae
Nomen number: 447839
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 24:50. 1889
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Feb-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (Norte) (s.), Baja California Sur (n.)]


  1. Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource).
  2. Dimmitt, M. A. et al. 2005. Extreme succulent plant diversity on Cerro Colorado near San Ignacio, Baja California Sur. Biodiversity, ecosystems, and conservation in northern Mexico. Oxford University Press 11:246-262. Note: mentions
  3. Groff, D. & W. P. Bemis. 1967. Bivalent frequencies in interspecific hybrids fropm three xerophytic species of Cucurbita. SouthW. Naturalist 12:365-368.
  4. Khoury, C. K. et al. 2019. Distributions, conservation status, and abiotic stress tolerance potential of wild cucurbits (Cucurbita L.). Plants, People, Planet Pages 1-15. DOI: DOI: 10.1002/ppp3.10085
  5. Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos y ecogeográficos de las Cucurbitaceae Latinoamericanas de importancia económica. Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 9:87-88. Note: International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI)
  6. Whitaker, T. W. & W. P. Bemis. 1964. Evolution in the genus Cucurbita. Evolution 18:553-559. Note: = Cucurbita cylindrata
  7. Wiggins, I. L. 1980. Flora of Baja California.

Check other web resources for Cucurbita cordata S. Watson :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=447839. Accessed 5 July 2020.