Cucurbita species

Order - Violales

Family - Cucurbitaceae


This includes members of the Cucurbitaceae family such as Rock Melon, Cucumber and Gherkin from the Cucumis genus, Pumpkin and Marrow from the Cucurbita genus and Water Melon from the Citrullus genus.

See individual species for more detailed information.

Related plants:

Citrullus species

Camel Melon (Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus)

Colocynth (Citrullus colocynthis)

Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus var. caffer)

Cucumis species.

Cucumber (Cucumis sativus)

Horned Cucumber (Cucumis metuliferus)

Prickly Paddymelon (Cucumis myriocarpus)

Rock Melon (Cucumis melo ssp. melo)

Ulcardo Melon (Cucumis melo ssp. agrestis)

West Indian Gherkin (Cucumis anguria)

Cucurbita species

Marrow (Cucurbita pepo)

Pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima)

Pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata)

Squash (Cucurbita pepo and Cucurbita maxima)

Zucchini (Cucurbita pepo)


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