Cucurbita L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1010 (1753), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is N. & Central America, W. & S. South America.

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, Azores, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Brazil South, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Chad, Chagos Archipelago, Chile North, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Connecticut, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Himalaya, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Gilbert Is., Greece, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Italy, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Korea, Laos, Leeward Is., Line Is., Maine, Marianas, Marshall Is., Massachusetts, Michigan, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Hampshire, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, North Carolina, Norway, Ohio, Oman, Ontario, Pakistan, Panamá, Pennsylvania, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Québec, Romania, Sierra Leone, South Carolina, Spain, St.Helena, Sudan, Sumatera, Sweden, Tadzhikistan, Tennessee, Tokelau-Manihiki, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Wake I., West Himalaya, West Virginia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by C. Jeffrey & M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2009 Rubio, D., et al. [1759] Ecuador K000634008 Yes
Jan 1, 1989 Westphal; Westphal-Stevels [10067] Cameroon K000050741 Yes
Jan 1, 1989 Westphal; Westphal-Stevels [9546] Cameroon K000050742 Yes
Jan 1, 1989 Westphal; Westphal-Stevels [10067] Cameroon K000050745 Yes
Jan 1, 1989 Westphal; Westphal-Stevels [9546] Cameroon K000050743 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6722] K001124669 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jeffrey, C. [344] K:SPC-08095.000 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6724] India K001124673 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ekema, S.N. [685] Cameroon K001383729 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6722] K001124670 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6721] Nepal K001124668 Unknown Type Material Yes
Westphal; Westphal-Stevels [9727] Cameroon K000050744 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6722] K001124671 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6720] Bangladesh K001124667 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6718] K001124660 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6720] Bangladesh K001124666 Unknown Type Material Yes
Norman, E.M. [220] Uganda K:SPC-06296.000 No
Jeffrey, C. [339] K:SPC-08093.000 No
Jeffrey, C. [343] K:SPC-08092.000 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6718] K001124659 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0