List of gourds and squashes

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This list of gourds and squashes provides an alphabetical list of (mostly edible) varieties (cultivars) of the plant genus Cucurbita L., commonly called gourds, squashes (or marrows), pumpkins and zucchinis/courgettes. Common names can differ by location. The varieties included below are members of the following species:

The entries below are predominantly based on the SysTax database.[1] Not all have the 'accepted' status in the ITIS database.[2]

Buttercup squash
Galician pumpkin
Green button (pattypan) squash
Kabocha
Pumpkins
Marina di Chioggia squash
Muscat
Red kuri
Turban squash
Yellow zucchini
Cooked spaghetti squash
C. pepo var. styriaca

C. maxima[edit]

This species includes hubbard squash, buttercup squash, and some pumpkins, including giant pumpkins.

  • Amphora
  • Aurantiaca-Alba
  • Atlantic Giant, bred to produce very large fruit.[3]
  • Australian Butter
  • Big Max
  • Big Moon
  • Bleu de Hongrie
  • Blue Banana
  • Buttercup squash
  • Crown Prince
  • Flat White Boer A[4]
  • Galeux d'Eysines
  • Gelber Zentner
  • Giraumon Turban
  • Golden Delicious
  • Golias
  • Green Hubbard
  • Grosser Gelber Zentner
  • Grosser Gruener
  • Hokkaido
  • Hubbard squash
  • Kiszombori
  • Kabocha
  • Mammut
  • Marina di Chioggia
  • Massimo di Chioggia
  • Muscat de Provence
  • Orange Früchte
  • Peruaner Kürbis
  • Queensland Blue
  • Red kuri squash
  • Roter Zentner
  • Sweet meat
  • Tondo di Nizza
  • Triambelkürbis
  • Trombone
  • Turban squash
  • Valenciano
  • Veltruska
  • Viridi-Alba
  • Wildsippe Argentinien
  • Yellow Hubbard

C. moschata[edit]

  • Butternut
  • Cheese pumpkin
  • Dickinson pumpkin
  • Futsu black-rinded
  • Mantelsackkürbis
  • Muscat de Provence
  • Napolitaner Kürbis
  • Shishigatani
  • Trombolino d'Albenga
  • Zuckerkürbis aus dem Berry

C. pepo[edit]

  • Acorn squash
  • Ampullaris
  • Aurantia
  • Baby Boo
  • Black Zuccini
  • Blanche de Virginie
  • Bunter Patisson
  • Caserta
  • Casertaosa
  • Casertara
  • Casertarmis
  • Citrullina
  • Cocozelle
  • Cocozelle von Tripolis
  • Connecticut Field pumpkin
  • Courgette de Nice
  • Custard White
  • Delicata squash
  • Early prolific Straightneck
  • Ex Griechenland
  • Futterkurbis Oblonga
  • Futterkurbis Pyriformis
  • Gem squash
  • Gemini F1
  • Gießener Ölkürbis
  • Giromontina
  • Gold Rush F1
  • Indian Summer Mix
  • Jack be Little
  • Jaspee de Vandee
  • Kleine Warzen
  • Kronenkurbis
  • Kronenmischung
  • Lebanese
  • Maliformis
  • Mandarin
  • Olkurbis Comet
  • Olkurbis Reform
  • Patidou
  • Patisson
  • Pattypan squash
  • Petite Verte de l'Algerie
  • Pyriformis
  • Pyxidaris
  • Rankenloser Ölkürbis
  • Reticulata
  • Romanesco
  • Roter Zentner
  • Runder Nizzakürbis
  • Spaghetti squash
  • Styrian oil pumpkin
  • Tatuma (Tatume) (White Mexican squash)
  • Tschermak
  • Verrucosa
  • Verrucosissima
  • Verte d´Italia
  • Wendehals
  • White Custard
  • Winterhorn
  • Yellow summer squash
  • Yellow Zucchini

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cucurbita (Genus)", SysTax Database for Systematics and Taxonomy, University Ulm, Ruhr-University Bochum, both in Germany, retrieved 2011-11-04 
  2. ^ "Cucurbita L.", Integrated Taxonomoic Information System, retrieved 2011-11-04 
  3. ^ Susan Warren (2007). Backyard Giants: The Passionate, Heartbreaking, and Glorious Quest to Grow the Biggest Pumpkin Ever. Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN 1-59691-278-2. 
  4. ^ Carol Deppe (2010). The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times. Chelsea Green Publishing. p. 204. ISBN 1-60358-031-X. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Cucurbita at Wikimedia Commons