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2014-02-22 23:02:13

The new “Benefits Of Cucumbers” report on the website Vkool.com provides readers with positive effects of cucumbers. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 The new “Benefits Of Cucumbers” report on the website Vkool.com delivers to people typical advantage of cucumbers. At the beginning of the article, readers will discover different types of cucumber, such as Armenian cucumbers, English cucumbers, garden cucumbers, Kirby cucumbers, lemon cucumbers, and Persian cucumbers. The...

Has The Mystery Of New World Bottle Gourds Finally Been Solved?
2014-02-11 11:49:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Known to early Native Americans as a canteen or storage container, the bottle gourd was once considered an essential accessory. Since wild versions of the gourd don’t grow in the Americas, scientists have long wondered how it originated in the New World. A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science (PNAS) has found an answer: it floated across the ocean from Africa. "The bottle gourd's always been...

2014-02-03 23:22:54

Living Tree Community Foods is proud to produce a unique Organic Pumpkin Seed Oil, made from Oregon pumpkin seeds. Most pumpkin seed oil brands use pumpkins from China, but Living Tree Community Food's oil is made of pumpkins grown by Oregon family farmers. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Most Americans think of pumpkins as the quintessential American gourd; pumpkins originated in North America and remain one of the highlights of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. They have...

2013-11-27 23:31:47

DiscoBratz celebrates the time-honored tradition of pumpkin patches with the new Pumpkin Patch coloring page. Children will fill in the beautiful colors of fall with this fun coloring page. Discovery Bay, CA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 DiscoBratz celebrates the time-honored tradition of pumpkin patches with the new Pumpkin Patch coloring page. Children will fill in the beautiful colors of fall with this fun coloring page. Parents can teach their children how pumpkins became a bountiful...

2013-11-23 23:01:42

Easy slow cooker recipes and a gallery of healthy pumpkin recipes have been released on Kids Activities Blog. These recipes are perfect for the busy households during the holiday season. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Slow cooker recipes are perfect for busy holiday households. Seasoned Moms have released kid tested slow cooker recipes and a gallery of healthy pumpkin recipes on Kids Activities Blog. Let the season begin with healthy easy to do food perfect for the winter...

2013-11-22 23:24:26

Healthy pumpkin recipes and a gallery of yummy slow cooker recipes have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for delicious food this holiday season that is both healthy and quick to make. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 In need of healthy delicious holiday recipes? Seasoned Moms are sharing their favorite healthy pumpkin recipes and simple slow cooker recipes on Kids Activities Blog. Try to avoid to put on the dreaded Holiday weight gained by eating all the yummies this...

2013-11-22 23:03:19

HowDoIGetGreatLegs.com, the best fitness source for women, is proud to add Diana Keuilian’s Real Healthy Recipes to its nutritional offering. Diana has managed to make eating clean taste like a guilty cheat meal. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 HowDoIGetGreatLegs.com, the best fitness source for women, is adding Diana Keuilian’s Real Healthy Recipes to its exclusive list of nutritional products. Any fitness expert will tell you that getting lean is 70% nutrition and 30%...

2013-11-06 23:01:29

The tasty yet humble orange vegetable has surprisingly strong health benefits. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Cook123.com is releasing autumn themed recipe content all about pumpkins - just in time to rescue those lonely pumpkins sitting on your doorstep. Pumpkins can lend themselves to more than just pumpkin pie. After all, our autumn friends are a very low calorie vine fruit, and are rich in anti-oxidants, dietary fiber and vitamins - especially vitamin A. What's more is...

2013-11-06 23:00:23

Halloween has passed, but thousands of leftover pumpkins are now becoming sweet treats for Oakland Zoo’s animals. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Halloween has passed, but thousands of leftover pumpkins are now becoming sweet treats for Oakland Zoo’s animals. In the last few days, truckloads of donations from local pumpkin patches have been arriving at the Zoo and zookeepers are making sure to put the orange edibles to good use. Zoo guests can see animals feasting on the orange...

2013-11-01 23:25:56

Route One Pumpkins, Half Moon Bay, has been selected by the Green Festival to exhibit in San Francisco on Nov 9-10, 2013 and has unlimited guess passes available. Half Moon Bay, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Looking for great handcrafted soap and a fun day in San Francisco immersed in all products green and sustainable? On Nov 9-10, 2013 you can gain free access to the San Francisco Green Festival courtesy of Route One Pumpkins, Half Moon Bay, CA, purveyors of handcrafted soap and sundries...


Latest Cucurbitaceae Reference Libraries

Tubular Sea Cucumber, Holothuria tubulosa
2013-01-28 12:53:49

Image Caption: Holothuria tubulosa. Credit: Rpillon/Wikipedia  (CC BY-SA 3.0) The tubular sea cucumber (Holothuria tubulosa), commonly known as the cotton-spinner, is the type species of its genus, Holothuria. It can be found in eastern areas of the Atlantic Ocean, with a range that extends as far as the Bay of Biscay to the north, in the Mediterranean Sea. It prefers a habitat within temperate areas and is found at depths of up to 330 feet below sea level, along the sandy floor or in...

Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber, Holothuria mexicana
2013-01-28 09:53:01

Image Caption: Holothuria mexicana. Credit: Daniel Hershman / Wikipedia  (CC BY 2.0) The donkey dung sea cucumber (Holothuria mexicana) can be found in areas of the Caribbean, with a range that stretches into southern waters of Brazil. It prefers to reside in shallow waters between depths of about seven feet and sixty-six feet, in clear sandy areas located in mangroves, seagrass beds, and offshore reefs. This species can reach an average length of twenty inches. It dorsal skin is brown...

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2012-06-18 06:03:49

Symbol: CILAL Group: Dicot Family: Cucurbitaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I VI    I Synonyms:   CICI2 Citrullus citrullus (L.) Karst.     CICOL2 Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad. var. lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai   watermelon   CIVU3 Citrullus vulgaris Schrad.     COCI2 Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze     CUCI Cucubertia citrullus L.  ...

2012-06-18 06:03:50

Symbol: CILAC Group: Dicot Family: Cucurbitaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I PR    I Synonyms:   CIVUC2 Citrullus vulgaris Schrad. var. citroides L.H. Bailey Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, NV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-18 06:03:51

Symbol: CILAC2 Group: Dicot Family: Cucurbitaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Violales Family   Cucurbitaceae...

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