Cucurbita kellyana

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Cucurbita kellyana
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus: Cucurbita
Species: 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. ^ GRIN (May 22, 1997). "Cucurbita kellyana L. H. Bailey". Taxonomy for Plants. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Retrieved September 14, 2013.