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Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Cucurbita L. (カボチャ)


Origin: the North and South America

Production: high in China, India, Ukraine and Africa

C. ficifolia Bouché (クロダネカボチャ)
C. maxima Duchesne ex Lam. (セイヨウカボチャ)
C. moschata (Duchesne ex Lam.) Duchesne ex Poir. (ニホンカボチャ), butternut squash or kabocha squash

var. luffiformis H. Hara (ツルクビカボチャ)
var. meloniformis (Carrière) Makino (キクザカボチャ)

C. pepo L. (ペポカボチャ)

var. ovifera (L.) Alefeld (カザリカボチャ)
var. turbinata Paris (ドングリカボチャ), acorn squash
var. torticollia Alefield (ヘチマカボチャ), crookneck
cv. melopepo (ズッキーニ), zucchini

Winter squash
acorn squash, butternut squash, buttercup squash, etc.
Summer squash
crookneck, pattypan squash (パティパンカボチャ), zucchini, etc.
索引

Squash (カボチャ) in Hokkaido


C. maxima

Seiyoukabocha (セイヨウカボチャ, 西洋南瓜), buttercup squash
Origin: the Andes
Habitat: escaped from crop fields
Leaf: large with large bosses

Gynostemma1 Gynostemma2 Gynostemma3
Gynostemma4 Gynostemma5 Gynostemma6
[1-6] at the foot of small hill in the city of Muroran on September 12 2016.

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