Cucurbita moorei

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Cucurbita moorei
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus: Cucurbita
Species: C. moorei
Binomial name
Cucurbita moorei

Cucurbita moorei is a plant species of the genus Cucurbita.[1] It is native to the vicinity of Ixmiquilpan, Mexico. It has dark green leaves with white markings and orange flowers.[2]

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


  1. ^ a b 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. ^ "Isotype of Cucurbita moorei L.H.Bailey [family CUCURBITACEAE]". 32. JSTOR Global Plants: 1069–1070. JSTOR 1115206.