Cucurbita maxima
Cucurbitaceae

Common Names in the Capital District:
Ahuyama / Auyama

Origin
Origin: South America
South America
Uses
Food

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There are still no data of Cucurbita maxima in JBB herbarium
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Origin:
  • Ferriol, M., Picó, B., & Nuez, F. (2004). Morphological and Molecular Diversity of a Collection of Cucurbita maxima Landraces. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 129(1), 60–69.

Urban habitat:
  • Ejemplar AR2228 Herbario JBB

Uses:
  • Aquino, J. (2015). Entrevista a José Aquino, vereda Peñalisa, Sumapaz - Salida Etnobotánica Bogotá-Región.
  • Micán-Romero, M. J. (2015). Entrevista a María Jesús Micán Romero, vereda Peñalisa, Sumapaz - Salida Etnobotánica Bogotá-Región.


Suggested citation
Plataforma de nombres comunes de las plantas de Bogotá. Cucurbita maxima, http://nombrescomunes.jbb.gov.co/ (Consulted in 2022-08-17).


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