Definition of Buffalo gourd
1. Noun. Perennial vine of dry parts of central and southwestern United States and Mexico having small hard mottled green inedible fruit.
Generic synonyms: Gourd, Gourd Vine
Group relationships: Cucurbita, Genus Cucurbita
Terms within: Prairie Gourd
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Literary usage of Buffalo gourd
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1. Irrigating Efficiently: Bibliography, January 88-February 94 by Joe Makuch, Bonnie Emmert (1994)
"Irrigation did not affect first-season buffalo gourd yields. Second-season yields were reduced by irrigating when the available soil water was 75% depleted ..."
2. Fuel Usage and the Health of Navajo Women and Children: Development of Clean ...by Wayne G. Bragg by Wayne G. Bragg (1995)
"During the peak water-use period (late June through July), when temperatures were high and vines were large, the buffalo gourd crop utilized about 0.35 ..."
3. Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas Academy of Science Meeting (1899)
"... buffalo gourd, man-in-the- ground), and the Ipomea leptophylla (wild morning-glory). The roots of these plants came to my notice about three years ago. ..."
4. Weeds of the North Central States edited by Lloyd M. Wax, Richard S. Fawcett, Duane Isely (1999)
"buffalo gourd, Cucurbita foetidissima HBK 1, upper part of plant showing fruit; 2, root system. Perennial, reproducing by seed and roots. ..."