Cucurbita kellyana

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Cucurbita kellyana
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus: Cucurbita
C. kellyana
Binomial name
Cucurbita kellyana

Cucurbita kellyana is a plant species of the genus Cucurbita.[1][2] It is native to the Pacific coast of Mexico. It is part of the Cucurbita argyrosperma species group.[1]

The species was formally described by Liberty Hyde Bailey in 1948, in Gentes Herbarum.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Nee, Michael (1990). "The Domestication of Cucurbita (Cucurbitaceae)". Economic Botany. New York: New York Botanical Gardens Press. 44 (3, Supplement: New Perspectives on the Origin and Evolution of New World Domesticated Plants): 56–68. JSTOR 4255271.
  2. ^ "Cucurbita kellyana". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved September 14, 2013.