Cucurbita pepo


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cucurbita pepo a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes
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In literature:

Cucurbita pepo, a common coarse pumpkin in Shoa, serves as a vegetable.
"The Highlands of Ethiopia" by William Cornwallis Harris
Cucurbita pepo L. Gourd family.
"Texas Honey Plants" by C. E. Sanborn

In news:

Summer squash (Cucurbita pepo) produces prolifically from early summer until the first frost.