The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Cucurbita

The genus Cucurbita is in the family Cucurbitaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Cucurbita

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Cucurbita andreana Naudin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita argyrosperma C.Huber Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita argyrosperma K. Koch Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cucurbita bononiensis All. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita cerifera Fisch. ex Savi Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita coccinea G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita colocyntha Link Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita cordata S.Watson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita cylindrata L.H.Bailey Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita digitata A.Gray Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita ecuadorensis Cutler & Whitaker Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita evodicarpa Hassk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita exanthematica Fenzl ex A.Rich. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita ficifolia Bouché Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita fraterna L.H.Bailey Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita galeottii Cogn. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita hieroglyphica Rosenthal Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita lundelliana L.H.Bailey Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita maxima Duchesne Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita moschata Duchesne Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita okeechobeensis (Small) L.H.Bailey Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Cucurbita palmata S.Watson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita paradoxa Bouché Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita pedatifolia L.H.Bailey Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita pepo L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 2
Cucurbita purpurea Noronha Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita radicans Naudin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita sagittata Klein ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita × scabridifolia L.H.Bailey Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita schimperiana Hochst. ex Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucurbita simplex DC. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 108 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Cucurbita. Of these 19 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 51 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Cucurbita. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 108 species names for the genus Cucurbita recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 19 17.6%
Synonym 66 61.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 23 21.3%

All names

The status of the 159 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Cucurbita recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 22 13.8%
Synonym 113 71.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 24 15.1%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 108 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Cucurbita, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 19 66 0 0 85 78.7%
Low confidence 0 0 0 23 23 21.3%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Cucurbita is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 7 0 1 0 8 7.4%
WCSP (in review) 19 59 0 22 0 100 92.6%