Latin Name Of Gourd - Knowledgebase Question

Albuquerque, NM
Question by gffsshadow
October 1, 2000
Do you know the Latin name of a perennial round desert gourd? I can't find it anywhere.

Answer from NGA
October 1, 2000


I think you might be referring to Cucurbita foetidissima, commonly called the coyote gourd or buffalo gourd. A useful reference if you are interested in gourds is "Gourds in Your Garden" by Ginger Summit, ISBN 0-9658691-4-8.

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