1. Family: Cucurbitaceae Juss.
    1. Cucurbita L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Southern America and Northern America.



    Found In:

    Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Belize, Bolivia, California, Colorado, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Oklahoma, Peru, Texas, Uruguay, Utah, West Virginia

    Introduced Into:

    Albania, Andaman Is., Assam, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Is., Chad, Chagos Archipelago, Chile North, Colombia, Connecticut, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, East Himalaya, El Salvador, France, Gambia, Greece, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Illinois, India, Italy, Ivory Coast, Korea, Leeward Is., Masachusettes, Michigan, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Hampshire, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Panamá, Pennsylvania, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Québec, Sierra Leone, South Carolina, St.Helena, Sudan, Sumatera, Tennessee, Tokelau-Manihiki, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuvalu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Virginia, West Himalaya, Windward Is., Zaïre

    Cucurbita L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1010 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999) World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne


    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 2: 555.


    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2017. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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