Definition of Genus Cucurbita

1. Noun. Type genus of the Cucurbitaceae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cucurbita

genus Croton
genus Crotophaga
genus Cryptacanthodes
genus Cryptobranchus
genus Cryptocercus
genus Cryptocoryne
genus Cryptogramma
genus Cryptomeria
genus Cryptoprocta
genus Cryptotermes
genus Cryptotis
genus Ctenocephalides
genus Ctenocephalus
genus Cuculus
genus Cucumis
genus Cucurbita (current term)
genus Culcita
genus Culex
genus Cuminum
genus Cuniculus
genus Cuon
genus Cupressus
genus Curcuma
genus Cursorius
genus Curtisia
genus Cuscuta
genus Cuterebra
genus Cyamopsis
genus Cyamus
genus Cyanocitta

Literary usage of Genus Cucurbita

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Scientific Papers of Asa Gray by Asa Gray (1889)
"... Researches into the Specific Characters and the Varieties of the Genus Cucurbita "1 are published in the 6th volume (4th series) of the ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1852)
"In general, they are the fruits of the plants belonging to the miscalled genus Cucurbita, as now restricted by Meisner and End- licher. ..."

3. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1852)
"... species of the genus Cucurbita ought to be worked out anew. The names of the pumpkin and squash are no longer used precisely in their original sense. ..."

4. Annual Report of the American Institute of the City of New York (1854)
"In general they are fruits of plants belonging to the miscalled genus Cucurbita, as now restricted by Meisner and Endlicher. ..."

5. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Yearbook of Facts in Science and Art for edited by David Ames Wells (1852)
"In general, they are the fruits of the plants belonging to the miscalled genus Cucurbita, as now restricted by Meisner and End- licher. ..."

6. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"... Squashes, Cucumbers and Melons, cultivated in many races belong to this genus. Gourds belong to Cucurbita Lagenaria L., the type of the genus Cucurbita. ..."

7. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1904)
"In every other species of this genus, Cucurbita, the nucellus is too short to reach quite up to the conductive tissue (eg, ..."

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