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Decorative or ornamental gourd or squash It's that time of the year Cucurbita pepo,Fall,colour,decorative,gourd,squash,vegetable Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Decorative or ornamental gourd or squash

It's that time of the year

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''Cucurbita pepo'' is a cultivated plant of the genus ''Cucurbita''. It yields varieties of winter squash and pumpkin, but the most widespread varieties belong to ''Cucurbita pepo'' subsp. ''pepo'', called summer squash.

It has been domesticated in the New World for thousands of years. Some authors maintain that ''C. pepo'' is derived from ''C. texana'', while others suggest that ''C. texana'' is merely feral ''C. pepo''. They have a wide variety of uses, especially as a food source and.. more

Similar species: Begonias, Gourds
Species identified by morpheme
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Uploaded Nov 14, 2016. Captured Jan 1, 1970 01:00.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/83s
  • ISO200
  • 40mm