Squash

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    Squash @ Nishiaidu
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    Squash @ Karuizawa
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    Squash @ Karuizawa
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    Squash @ Nishiaidu
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    Squash @ National Museum of Japanese History 'Botanical Garden'
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    Squash @ National Museum of Japanese History 'Botanical Garden'

Basic information

Flower Name
Squash
Formal Name
Cucurbita maxima
Alias
Squash, Pumpkin
Habitat
North and South Americas
Morph
Tendrils of green and yellow vegetables

Comment

What is Squash

Squash , scientific name:Cucurbita maxima, is a tendrils of green and yellow vegetables of the family Cucurbitales genus Cucurbita native to North and South Americas . Consists of crushed oval of yellow or orange flowers, flowers after the edible fruit. Skin color is light green, dark green, red, flesh color is yellow. Softened and heated surface is raw and hard. Pumpkins have been around throughout the year, circulation even in winter especially in need of veggies so eat pumpkin flesh on the winter solstice is prized as a preventive for colds and stroke. Summer is the season. Seed contains linoleic acid and oleic acid and the prevention of hardening of the arteries, so rich in minerals and protein include anemia and low blood pressure effects. In Japan there are lot of klnds pumpkin suchas the pumpkin (C. moschata),, Acorn Squash , Pepo (C. Pepo), squash (C. Maxima), but ln Japan it is Western pumpkin are most popure.

Common name: squash, scientific name:Cucurbita maxima, also known as: Pumpkin, Pumpkin, Courge, Squash, place of origin: America, the
Vine length: 5-10 m, flower color: yellow, vine length: 5-10 m, Flower diameter: 8-13 cm, flowering season: July-September, Flesh color: yellow, skin color: light green, dark green, red, Harvest season: August-October, Circulation time: all year round, Season: Summer; edible parts: mainly pulp; uses: vegetable, medicinal, and for Halloween.

Detailed information

Order
Cucurbitales
Family
Cucurbitales
Genus
Cucurbita
Species
C. maxima
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
High cup
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Incised
Flowering place
field
Color
Orange, Yellow
Season
JulAugSep
Height
500 ~ 1000 [cm]
Diameter
8 ~ 13

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