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Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Protologue : Essai Hist. Nat. Courges 7, 12 (1786); Encycl. (Lamarck) 2(1): 151 (1786 [1786-10-16])
Notes : following H. Paris (Taxon 49: 305-319.2000) the author has to be like this
Information on the genus : Cucurbita
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cucurbita pepo var. maxima (Duchesne ex Lam.) Delile (1812)
 
Ecology and distribution
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb, Vine; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 5-6 (1986).

Bibliography other :
  • Lamarck, J.B., J.L. Poiret (1786). Encyclopédie Méthodique. Botanique ... Paris 2(1): 151 
  • Taxon 49: 305-319 (2000).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 26135
 
Record n°26135
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