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

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is N. & Central America, W. & S. South America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Belize, Bolivia, California, Colorado, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, Iowa, 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, Wyoming

    Introduced into:

    Albania, Andaman Is., Assam, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Brazil South, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Is., Chad, Chagos Archipelago, Chile North, Colombia, Connecticut, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, East Himalaya, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Illinois, India, Indiana, Italy, Ivory Coast, Korea, Leeward Is., Maine, 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, Spain, St.Helena, Sudan, Sumatera, Tennessee, Tokelau-Manihiki, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuvalu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, 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.

    Literature

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

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    [A] © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    [B] © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0