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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Cucurbita pepo?
If you know websites containing any information about Cucurbita pepo please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Cucurbita pepo and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Cucurbita pepo.

 

Cucurbita pepo basic info
Scientific Name: Cucurbita pepo L..
Family: Cucurbitaceae.
Genus: Cucurbita.
Common names in English: bitter bottle gourd, bush squash, cocozelle, courgette, fordhook squash, marrow, marrow, ornamental gourd, ornamental gourd, pattypan squash, pumpkin, pumpkin, scallop squash, spaghetti squash, squash, straightneck squash, summer crookneck squash, table queen squash, Texas gourd, vegetable marrow, wild marrow, zucchini.
For common names of Cucurbita pepo in different languages - See link
Description: Cucurbita pepo is a cultivated plant of the genus Cucurbita. It yields varieties of winter squash and pumpkin, but the most widespread varieties belong to Cucurbita pepo subsp. pepo, called summer squash. - for more info about Cucurbita pepo See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cucurbita pepo
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link

 

Cucurbita pepo in other websites
Cucurbita pepo common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Cucurbita pepo - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cucurbita pepo - See link.

 

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