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Definition of the noun cucurbitaceae
What does cucurbitaceae mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- a family of herbaceous vines (such as cucumber or melon or squash or pumpkin)
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of Cucurbitaceae: family Cucurbitaceae / gourd family
- more generic terms: dicot family / magnoliopsid family = family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
- more specific word: cucurbit = any plant of the family Cucurbitaceae
- member of: Campanulales / order Campanulales = an order of plants of the subclass Asteridae including: Campanulaceae; Lobeliaceae; Cucurbitaceae; Goodeniaceae
- gourd vine / gourd = any vine of the family Cucurbitaceae that bears fruits with hard rinds
- genus Cucurbita / Cucurbita = type genus of the Cucurbitaceae
- genus Bryonia = climbing perennial herbs: bryony
- genus Citrullus / Citrullus = a dicot genus of the family Cucurbitaceae including watermelons
- genus Cucumis / Cucumis = cucumbers
- genus Ecballium / Ecballium = exploding cucumber
- genus Lagenaria / Lagenaria = bottle gourds
- genus Luffa = dishcloth gourds
- genus Momordica / Momordica = Old World tropical vine
Phrases with Cucurbitaceae
- family cucurbitaceae
- Oidium Cucurbitaceae
- Diplodia Cucurbitaceae
- Species Oidium Cucurbitaceae
- Species Diplodia Cucurbitaceae
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cucurbitaceae
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Vegetable Crops by Ram J. Singh
INTRODUCTION The Cucurbitaceae is a remarkable plant family, deserving of attention because of its economic, aesthetic, cultural, medicinal, and botanical significance. In the Old and New Worlds, cucurbits have been associated with ...
Handbook of Cucurbits (2016)
Growth, Cultural Practices, and Physiology by Mohammad Pessarakli
The Cucurbitaceae is a distinct family without any close relatives. All the cultivated species are found in the subfamily Cucurbitoideae. The plants discussed in ...
by John Vaughan, Catherine Geissler
The Cucurbitaceae is an important food plant family and includes cucumbers, gherkins, melons, gourds, marrows, squashes, and pumpkins. A number were domesticated in the Americas and were important in pre-Columbian diets but others ...
A Study of the Giant African Snail by P. D. Srivastava
Cucurbitaceae is a family, whose plants, on the whole, are preferred food plants ofAchatina as is evident from Table 6.1. Bitter gourd also belongs to this family and is grown practically all over the country excluding probably the hilly tracts.
Vegetables, Ornamentals, and Mushrooms
INTRODUCTION The cucurbitaceae is a unique family at least 9 genera of which containing nearly 16 species are cultivated as vegetables. In India, at least 15 types of cucurbits, namely,ash gourd, bitter gourd, bottle gourd,cucumber, sponge ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
" Peponiella Kuntze Cucurbitaceae Origins: The diminutive of pepo, peponis "a species of large melon, ...
by Michael Allaby
See CUCURBITACEAE. Cucumis sativa (cucumber) See CUCURBITACEAE. Cucurbitaceae (order Cucurbitales) A family of a few shrubby members, but mostly of tendrilclimbing *herbs with weak, sappy stems and ...
Luo Biological Dictionary (1998)
by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns
Otange, Lagenaria sphaerica (Cucurbitaceae). For description see Anjago. Otangre. Cucumis dipasceus (Cucurbitaceae). An annual herb with stiff, almost prickly, spreading hairs; leaves suborbicular-reniform in outline. USE: Decoction of ...
by Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull
Biology and Utilization of the Cucurbitaceae. Cornell Universtiy Press, Ithaca, New York, pp. 77–101. Nameth, S.T., Dodds, J.A., Paulus, A.O. and Laemmlen, F.F. (1986) Cucurbit viruses of ...
A Botanical Dictionary (1805)
Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany by Colin Milne
See Cucurbitaceae. Water-melons, or citruls. See Cucurbitaceae. Water-soldier. See Palinae. White bryony. See Cucurbitaceae. White hellebore. See Coronaria. White mullein. See Lurida. Y. Yams. See Sarmentaceae. THE END. - But und ...
by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an
Cucurbitaceae. 2 trop. Africa, India Ctenolophon Oliv. 1873. Ctenolophona- ceae. 2: 1 (C. engleriana) trop. West Africa (Gabon, Nigeria, Zaire, Angola); 1 (C. parvifolius) Malay Peninsula, Borneo, Philippines, New Guinea Ctenomeria Harv.
by Robert Alan Lewis
Cucurbitaceae. Cucumissativus (cucumber). the common garden cucumber (Family Cucurbitaceae). Concentrations of nitrate in the foliage toxic to livestock have been reported.
by Marc H.V. van Regenmortel, Brian W.J. Mahy
Cucurbitaceae Squash, pumpkin Cucurbita ...
A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils: Easyread Large Bold Edition by Carol Schiller
Cucurbitaceae. Cucumber Seed—Cucumis sativus Kalahari Melon Seed— Citrullus lanatus, Citrullus vulgaris Pumpkinseed—Cucurbita pepo Watermelon Seed—Citrullus lanatus, Citrullus vulgaris ...
The Cucurbitaceae encompass over 900 species of plants known collectively as gourds or cucurbits. Cucumis (cucumbers, melons), Cucurbita (pumpkins, squash ), and Citrullus (watermelons) rank among the top 10 genera of vegetable crops ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
in English: honewort, Japanese parsley, white chervil, wild chervil in China: tang kuei, ya er qin in Japan: mitsuba, mitsuba-zer Cucumeropsis Naudin Cucurbitaceae Resembling a cucumis, cucumeris 'cucumber', see Annales des Sciences ...
by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich
egg yolk, butter, pumpkins (Cucurbita species, Cucurbitaceae), and in the fruit of ground cherry ( Physalis species, Solanaceae). The all-E-C. forms red crystals, mp. 158–159°C ...
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- Cucurbitaceae (Gurania lobata)
D6 Route de Kaw, Roura, French Guyana, FRANCE
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- Trichosanthes cucumerina (Cucurbitaceae).
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- Cucurbitaceae (Gurania reticulata)
D6 Route de Kaw, Roura, French Guyana, FRANCE
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- Cucurbitella aspera of the Cucurbitaceae
A flower from the Cucumber Family in the deserts of northern San Juan Province, Argentina.
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The value of this 13-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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