Cucurbita melopepo subsp. texana

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Cucurbita melopepo subsp. texana


Taxonavigation: Cucurbitales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Cucurbitales

Familia: Cucurbitaceae
Tribus: Cucurbiteae
Genus: Cucurbita
Species: Cucurbita melopepo
Subspecies: Cucurbita melopepo subsp. texana


Cucurbita melopepo subsp. texana (Scheele) G.L.Nesom, Phytoneuron 2011-13: 24 (2011).


  • Cucurbita pepo var. texana (Scheele) D. S. Decker
  • Cucurbita texana (Scheele) A. Gray
  • Tristemon texanum Scheele


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • USA (Texas)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Texas gourd
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