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Cucurbita pepo
(marrow)

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Cucurbita pepo (marrow)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 28 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Cucurbita pepo
  • Preferred Common Name
  • marrow
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Essential oils
  • Nuts
  • Ornamental
  • Traditional/folklore
  • Vegetable
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Cucurbita pepo L.

Preferred Common Name

  • marrow

Other Scientific Names

  • Cucumis pepo (L.) Dumort.
  • Cucurbita mammeata Molina

International Common Names

  • English: autumn squash; courgette; gourd; ornamental gourd; summer squash; winter squash; zucchini
  • Spanish: calabaza; zapallo
  • French: cocozelle; courge; courgette; pepon
  • Chinese: meiguo nan gua; zhong guo
  • Portuguese: abóbora

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Garten- Kuerbis; Kuerbis
  • Italy: zucca; zucchetta
  • Netherlands: pompoen
  • Russian Federation: tykva
  • Sweden: matpumpa

EPPO code

  • CUUPE (Cucurbita pepo)

Taxonomic Tree

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

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Acalymma vittatum (striped cucumber beetle); Achatina fulica (giant African land snail); Acherontia styx (small death's head hawkmoth); Agrotis ipsilon (black cutworm); Agrotis segetum (turnip moth); Alternaria cucumerina (cucumber blight); Anastrepha grandis (South American cucurbit fruit fly); Aphis gossypii (cotton aphid); Arabis mosaic virus (hop bare-bine); Aulacophora indica (cucurbit beetle); Bactrocera atrisetosa; Bactrocera cucumis (cucumber fruit fly); Bactrocera cucurbitae (melon fly); Bactrocera decipiens; Bactrocera diversa (fruit fly, three striped); Bactrocera dorsalis (Oriental fruit fly); Bactrocera solomonesis; Beet pseudoyellows virus; Chalara elegans (black root rot); Choanephora cucurbitarum (Choanephora fruit rot); Chrysodeixis eriosoma (green looper caterpillar); Corynespora cassiicola (target leaf spot of tomato); Cucumber mosaic virus (cucumber mosaic); Cucumber vein yellowing virus (cucumber vein yellowing); Cucurbit aphid-borne yellows virus; Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus; Dacus ciliatus (lesser pumpkin fly); Deroceras invadens (tramp slug); Deroceras laeve (meadow slug); Diabrotica balteata (banded cucumber beetle); Diabrotica speciosa (cucurbit beetle); Diabrotica undecimpunctata (spotted cucumber beetle); Diaphania hyalinata (melon worm); Diaphania indica (cucumber moth); Diaphania nitidalis (cucumber worm); Didymella bryoniae (gummy stem blight of cucurbits); Epitrix cucumeris (potato flea beetle); Erwinia tracheiphila (cucurbit bacterial wilt); Ferrisia virgata (striped mealybug); Frankliniella occidentalis (western flower thrips); Gibberella avenacea (Fusarium blight); Golovinomyces orontii (powdery mildew); Helicotylenchus dihystera (common spiral nematode); Heliothis virescens (tobacco budworm); Lettuce infectious yellows virus (infectious yellows of lettuce); Liriomyza bryoniae (tomato leaf miner); Liriomyza huidobrensis (serpentine leafminer); Liriomyza sativae (vegetable leaf miner); Liriomyza trifolii (American serpentine leafminer); Macrophomina phaseolina (charcoal rot of bean/tobacco); Meloidogyne arenaria (peanut root-knot nematode); Meloidogyne ethiopica (Root-knot nematode); Moroccan watermelon mosaic virus; Nacobbus aberrans (false root-knot nematode); 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); Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall); Scirtothrips dorsalis (chilli thrips); Senecio vulgaris; Spodoptera littoralis (cotton leafworm); Squash leaf curl virus (leaf curl of squash); Squash mosaic virus (squash mosaic); Thrips flavus (honeysuckle thrips); Thrips palmi (melon thrips); Tobacco ringspot virus; Tomato spotted wilt virus (tomato spotted wilt); Watermelon mosaic virus (watermelon mosaic); Xanthomonas cucurbitae (bacterial: pumpkin spot); Xiphinema americanum (dagger nematode); Zucchini yellow fleck virus; Zucchini yellow mosaic virus

Minor host of:

Acidovorax citrulli (fruit blotch); Acyrthosiphon pisum (pea aphid); Aspergillus flavus (Aspergillus ear rot); Athelia rolfsii (sclerotium rot); Atherigona orientalis (pepper fruit fly); Aulacaspis tubercularis (mango scale); Aulacophora foveicollis (red pumpkin beetle); Bactrocera tau; Bean yellow mosaic virus (bean yellow mosaic); Botryotinia fuckeliana (grey mould-rot); Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris (yellow disease phytoplasmas); Capsicum chlorosis virus; Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle); Cladosporium cucumerinum (scab of cucurbits); Clover yellow vein virus (CYVV); Colletotrichum orbiculare (anthracnose of cucurbits); Crocidosema plebejana (cotton tipworm); Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus; Diabrotica barberi (northern corn rootworm); Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (western corn rootworm); Glomerella cingulata (anthracnose); Golovinomyces cichoracearum (powdery mildew); Haematonectria haematococca (dry rot of potato); Halotydeus destructor (redlegged earth mite); Halyomorpha halys (brown marmorated stink bug); Maconellicoccus hirsutus (pink hibiscus mealybug); Melittia cucurbitae (squash vine borer); Murgantia histrionica (harlequin bug); Myzus persicae (green peach aphid); Papaya ringspot virus; Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. brasiliense; Phyllosticta cucurbitacearum; Phytophthora capsici (stem and fruit rot of Capsicum); Phytophthora nicotianae (black shank); Plectosphaerella cucumerina; Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi (Jack Beardsley mealybug); Pseudococcus viburni (obscure mealybug); Pseudomonas cichorii (bacterial blight of endive); Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae (bacterial canker or blast (stone and pome fruits)); Ralstonia solanacearum (bacterial wilt of potato); Rastrococcus iceryoides (mango mealy bug); Rhopalosiphum rufiabdominalis (rice root aphid); Rotylenchulus reniformis (reniform nematode); Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (cottony soft rot); Tetranychus cinnabarinus (carmine spider mite); Tetranychus urticae (two-spotted spider mite); Thrips tabaci (onion thrips); Tobacco necrosis virus (augusta disease of tulip); Tomato black ring virus (ring spot of beet); Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus; Tomato leaf curl Palampur virus; Trialeurodes ricini (castor bean whitefly); Trichoplusia ni (cabbage looper); Turnip mosaic virus (cabbage A virus mosaic)

Associated with (not a host):

Bacillus subtilis

Host of (source - data mining):

Anasa tristis (squash bug); Empoasca decipiens (leafhopper, cotton); Fusarium oxysporum (basal rot); Fusarium solani f.sp. cucurbitae (root rot: cucurbits); Gibberella intricans (damping-off of safflower); Gibberella zeae (headblight of maize); Macrosiphum euphorbiae (potato aphid); Septoria cucurbitacearum (leaf spot: Cucurbitaceae); Trialeurodes vaporariorum (whitefly, greenhouse)

Uses List

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General

  • Ornamental

Human food and beverage

  • Nuts
  • Vegetable

Materials

  • Essential oils

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore