Cucurbitaceae (Vine Crops)
Published Online: 15 JUL 2003
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Wehner, T. C. and Maynard, D. N. 2003. Cucurbitaceae (Vine Crops). eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2003
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The Cucurbitaceae or vine crop family is a distinct family without any close relatives and includes many important vegetables such as cucumber, melon, watermelon, squash, pumpkin and gourds.
- west indian gherkin;
- squash and pumpkin;
- bitter melon;
- wax gourd;
- luffa sponge and ridge gourd;