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Cucurbita moschata
(pumpkin)

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Cucurbita moschata (pumpkin)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 28 November 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Cucurbita moschata
  • Preferred Common Name
  • pumpkin
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Essential oils
  • Fruits
  • Vegetable
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Cucurbita moschata Duchesne

Preferred Common Name

  • pumpkin

International Common Names

  • English: autumn squash; musky gourd; winter squash
  • Spanish: calabaza; calabaza moscada; zapallo
  • French: courge musquee
  • Chinese: zhong guo

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Bisam- Kuerbis; Kuerbis; Moschus- Kuerbis
  • Italy: zucca; zucca moscata
  • Russian Federation: tykva

EPPO code

  • CUUMO (Cucurbita moschata)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Violales
  •                         Family: Cucurbitaceae
  •                             Genus: Cucurbita
  •                                 Species: Cucurbita moschata

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Alternaria cucumerina (cucumber blight); Anastrepha grandis (South American cucurbit fruit fly); Aphis gossypii (cotton aphid); Bactrocera cucumis (cucumber fruit fly); Bactrocera depressa; Chalara elegans (black root rot); Corynespora cassiicola (target leaf spot of tomato); Cucumber mosaic virus (cucumber mosaic); Cucumber vein yellowing virus (cucumber vein yellowing); Cucurbit aphid-borne yellows virus; Cucurbita mosaic virus; Diaphania indica (cucumber moth); Didymella bryoniae (gummy stem blight of cucurbits); Ditylenchus destructor (potato tuber nematode); Erwinia tracheiphila (cucurbit bacterial wilt); Fusarium solani f.sp. cucurbitae (root rot: cucurbits); Galinsoga parviflora (gallant soldier); Helicotylenchus dihystera (common spiral nematode); Hemicycliophora arenaria (sheath nematode); Henosepilachna pusillanima; Lettuce infectious yellows virus (infectious yellows of lettuce); Papaya ringspot virus; Phytophthora cryptogea (tomato foot rot); Podosphaera xanthii (powdery mildew of cucurbits); Pratylenchus penetrans (nematode, northern root lesion); Pseudomonas syringae pv. lachrymans (cucurbit angular leaf spot); Pseudoperonospora cubensis (cucumber downy mildew); Saissetia coffeae (hemispherical scale); Senecio vulgaris; Septoria cucurbitacearum (leaf spot: Cucurbitaceae); Squash leaf curl virus (leaf curl of squash); Squash mosaic virus (squash mosaic); Watermelon mosaic virus (watermelon mosaic); Xanthomonas cucurbitae (bacterial: pumpkin spot); Zucchini yellow mosaic virus

Minor host of:

Acalymma vittatum (striped cucumber beetle); Acidovorax citrulli (fruit blotch); Anasa tristis (squash bug); Bactrocera cucurbitae (melon fly); Bactrocera tau; Bactrocera tryoni (Queensland fruit fly); Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris (yellow disease phytoplasmas); Candidatus Phytoplasma australiense; Cladosporium cucumerinum (scab of cucurbits); Colletotrichum orbiculare (anthracnose of cucurbits); Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus; Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus; Diaphania nitidalis (cucumber worm); Frankliniella occidentalis (western flower thrips); Golovinomyces cichoracearum (powdery mildew); Helicoverpa assulta (Oriental tobacco budworm); Liriomyza trifolii (American serpentine leafminer); Maconellicoccus hirsutus (pink hibiscus mealybug); Melittia cucurbitae (squash vine borer); Myrothecium roridum (blight: eggplant); Myzus persicae (green peach aphid); Peridroma saucia (pearly underwing moth); Phenacoccus solenopsis (cotton mealybug); Phytophthora capsici (stem and fruit rot of Capsicum); Ralstonia solanacearum (bacterial wilt of potato); Rotylenchulus reniformis (reniform nematode); Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (cottony soft rot); Tetranychus cinnabarinus (carmine spider mite); Tetranychus urticae (two-spotted spider mite); Thrips flavus (honeysuckle thrips); Thrips palmi (melon thrips); Thrips tabaci (onion thrips); Tomato chlorosis virus (yellow leaf disorder of tomato); Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus; Tomato leaf curl Palampur virus; Tomato spotted wilt virus (tomato spotted wilt)

Host of (source - data mining):

Diaphania hyalinata (melon worm)

Uses List

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Human food and beverage

  • Fruits
  • Vegetable

Materials

  • Essential oils