is a plant species of the genus Cucurbita palmeri . Cucurbita [2 ] It is native to the Pacific coast of northwestern [1 ] Mexico to Nicaragua. It is closely related to [2 ] and Cucurbita argyrosperma . Cucurbita sororia [3 ]
The species was
formally described by Liberty Hyde Bailey in 1943, in Gentes Herbarum. [2 ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b GRIN (May 22, 1997). ". Cucurbita palmeri L. H. Bailey" Taxonomy for Plants. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program . Retrieved . September 14, 2013
^ a b c Nee, Michael (1990). "The Domestication of Cucurbita (Cucurbitaceae)". (New York: New York Botanical Gardens Press) Economic Botany 44 (3, Supplement: New Perspectives on the Origin and Evolution of New World Domesticated Plants): 56–68. JSTOR 4255271.
^ Nabhan, Gary P. (1984). "Evidence of Gene Flow Between Cultivated . Cucurbita mixta and a Field Edge Population of Wild Cucurbita at Onavas, Sonora" Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Report (Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University) 7: 76–77.