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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Berlandier in southern Texas. As one of the most popular crops in the United States, in over , kilograms 1. Retrieved December 2, Pumpkin carving Pumpkin chucking Pumpkin queen.

Proceedings of Cucurbitaceae Cucurbits and cultures in the Americas. Colors range through cream, yellow, orange and green, some striped. It is herbaceous, annual, monoecious, lightly and densely pubescent, with short and long uniseriate trichomes and caulescent vegetative apices that are fairly reflexed.

Fruits cylindrical, with short, slightly constricted neck near stem end and distal half of fruit broad. Retrieved September 7, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In the example given above, Solanum tuberosum Maincrop Group and S. We never use pepo squash like the standard Halloween pumpkin.

The color of pumpkins derives from orange carotenoid pigments, including beta-cryptoxanthinalpha and beta caroteneall of which are provitamin A compounds converted to vitamin A in the body.

In various countries, cultivars producing dalabaza, orange fruits, such as ‘Atlantic Giant’ and ‘Big Max’, are cultivated for entry into contests for large fruits. Gourd – Cucurbita, Lists Combined. The scallops are woody and inedible as mature fruits, but are firm and quite pleasant as young fruits”.


The possibilities of hybridization that C. Cucurbita pepo ‘Li’l Pump-ke-mon’. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.

Bailey, with which crossings only produced fruit without viable seeds. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The seeds are aclabaza good source of protein and oil, and their industrial preparation and marketing should be investigated. Connecticut field pumpkin Giant pumpkin Prizewinner list.

Variedades de calabazas y zapallos en Estados Unidos – Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

In the s, a number of Magnolia hybrids were developed by D. It is possible caalbaza find varieties grown in maize fields together with maize, beans and one or two other Cucurbits, or in vegetable gardens and other ccalabaza intensively managed farmland where they are grown alone or with other species. The question of the origin of the cultivars native to the Mayan area in the middle and low areas of Chiapas and the Yucatan peninsula still has to be resolved.

Introducing varieties present in other areas, such as C. Cucurbita moschata Duchesne ex Lam. Both total yield and ease of harvest are improved.

Variedades de calabazas y zapallos en Estados Unidos

Gray, in the broad sense and C. The following other wikis use this file: The direct use of these, or of the genes that determine this characteristic, would allow their period of availability at markets to be extended. When mature, the yellow, oval cqlabaza can be cooked intact, after which, it is cut open to serve the thin strands of flesh resembling spaghetti. Where it is grown commercially, it is generally found cucurbit the sole crop, occupying areas of varying size.


In New Zealand and Australian English pepk, the term pumpkin generally refers to the broader category called winter squash elsewhere. The fourth and last group includes the perennial species C. Sowing begins shortly before the start of the rain and before the other associated crops are sown.

With regard to traditional cultivars, it is common to see a fair representation of cultivars with characteristics similar to those of each of the commercial groups in one single field cultivated by Mesoamerican peasants. Fruit short, cylindrical, tapering from the broad blossom end to the narrow peduncle end. Isozymes in Plant Biology. The wide range of altitudes at which C. University of North Carolina Press, On numerous occasions, it has been reported to be in Mesoamerica and cuckrbita other occasions in South America, more specifically with its centre of origin in Colombia.

Gradual cucirbita from narrow at peduncle end to broad at stem and, ratio of lenght to broadest width ranging from 2. Retrieved March 25,