Cucurbita maxima

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Cucurbita maxima - A large, climbing or prostrate, annual, hispid herb; tendrils 4-fid. Leaves simple, 16-30 cm long, a little broader, cordate with very deep sinus, faintly 5-lobed, hairyshallowly serrate; petioles about 20 cm long, hispid. Flowers yellow, about 12 cm long, monoecious. Fruit large, fleshy, indehiscent. Seeds ovoid, compressed, margined.

Scientific Name Cucurbita maxima
Family Name CUCURBITACEAE
English Name Pumpkin
Local Name Wattakka (වට්ටක්කා)
Sanskrit Name Peeta Kushmanda, Kushmandaka, Kushmandi, Karkaruka, Seetaphala
Conservation Status
Status Only under cultivation
Edible Parts Fruit and young leaves

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