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

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.

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.

2013-11-27 23:31:47

DiscoBratz celebrates the time-honored tradition of pumpkin patches with the new Pumpkin Patch coloring page.

2013-11-23 23:01:42

Easy slow cooker recipes and a gallery of healthy pumpkin recipes have been released on Kids Activities Blog.

2013-11-22 23:24:26

Healthy pumpkin recipes and a gallery of yummy slow cooker recipes have been released on Kids Activities Blog.

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.

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

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

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

2013-10-30 23:02:57

Osmia Organics releases a new, deep orange soap called Zucca Spice for the cold weather months, scented with organic coriander seed essential oil. Carbondale,


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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