Genus: Cucurbita L.

 
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Common names: pumpkin, squash
Genus number: 3164
Last updated: 14-Dec-2006
Accession Count: 4840
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for  genus:

  • Barrie, F. R. 2006. Report of the General Committee: 9. (Taxon) 55:796.
  • Brummitt, R. K. 1995. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 43. (Taxon) 44:611-612.
  • Jarvis, C. E. 1991. Seventy-two proposals for the conservation of types of selected Linnaean generic names, the report of Subcommittee 3C on the lectotypification of Linnaean generic names. (Taxon) 41:552-583.
  • Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicas y ecogeográficos de las Cucurbitaceae Latinoamericanas de importancia económica. Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 9:1-115.
  • Nicolson, D. H. 1999. Report of the General Committee: 8. (Taxon) 48:373-374.
  • 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.
  • Schaefer, H. & S. S. Renner 2011. Phylogenetic relationships in the order Cucurbitales and a new classification of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae). (Taxon) 60:122-138.
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonysm (~) for genus:

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image