Family in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

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Cucurbitaceae (rights holder: 2006 California Academy of Sciences) © 2006 California Academy of Sciences

Gourds, Melons, Squash, & Cucumbers

Cucurbitaceae, the gourd family, includes 960 species in 125 genera, with at least nine economically important crop species used for food, edible seeds, oilseeds, and fiber, including squashes, pumpkins, and gourds (Cucurbita and Lagenaria species), gherkins, cucumbers, and melons (Cucumis species), watermelons (Citrullus vulgaris), and luffas (used as vegetable sponges; Luffa species) for both fo... Text © Jacqueline Courteau

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Taxonomic Completion
4 of 134 accepted Genera.
Global Pollen Project UUID
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

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The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility