Cucurbita maxima

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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Cucurbita maxima, Duchesne. Squash. Figs. 1138-41. Annual: long-running, the sts. nearly cylindrical, little prickly and often hairy: Lvs. orbicular or kidney-shaped, commonly not lobed, the basal sinus wide or narrow, the margin shallowly apiculate-sinuate: corolla-tube nearly the same diam. at top and bottom (Figs. 1139, 1140), the corolla-lobes large and soft, and wide-spreading or drooping: peduncle at maturity soft and spongy, not ridged nor prominently enlarged next the fr.: fr. very various, but not light yellow nor warty nor crookneck- shaped, usually late-ripening, the flesh orange and not stringy. Nativity undetermined. Var. sylv6stris, Naudin. A form found wild in the Himalayan region, with fr. as large as a man's head. CH

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