Occurence in the Chicago region: non-native. Etymology: Cucurbita is the Latin name for the gourd. Foetidissima means very foul-smelling. Author: The Morton. General Information. Buffalo Gourd is a perennial, climbing plant producing vigorous annual stems up to 6 metres long from a perennial rootstock. The stems . Cucurbita foetidissima is a PERENNIAL CLIMBER growing to 6 m (19ft 8in) at a fast rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) It is in flower from July to September, and.

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Flora of the Great Plains. Interesting Quotation or Other Interesting Factoid not inserted above: This plant can be weedy or invasive. It is often used with the root which is also a soap substitute[92]. Also gives other interesting information on the plants.

The squash bee genera Peponapis and Cucyrbita as well as honey bees, Apisvisit C. Identification of vine with gourd-like fruit June 30, We live on a farm, and I have noticed a vine that has leaves like grapes, but produces this flower, and a fruit that is rather large, shaped like a gourd, right now green in color.

Growing Conditions Water Use: Cucurbita foetidissima requires little water and grows best in semiarid and arid environments. University of Oklahoma Press: Wed Mar 15 Alternate along the stems and generally pointing upward, on thick scabrous petioles about half the length of the leaf blade; blades triangular, cm long, evenly and progressively smaller toward the tips of stems, the upper surface densely and coarsely white-pubescent and the lower surface scabrous with conical trichomes along veins; each leaf paired with a thick coiled fketidissima which emerges from the stem just below the leaf petiole.


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The plant supposedly gets the name stink gourd from its foul odor. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. The flowers are said to be edible after preparation[] but no more details are given. Native to the United States, C.

Stems rough, trailing from a thick perennial root, cucurbta to several m; herbage malodorous; lvs triangular-ovate, dm, irregularly and finely toothed and often angularly lobed, rough on both sides; fls foetidussima, campanulate, cm long and wide; fr subglobose, cm, greenish-orange, smooth.

Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Journal of Ethnobiology 13 1: The flesh of the fruit is baked and rubbed on skin to alleviate rheumatism pains. The base is cordate or truncate, with fine irregular teeth or slight angular lobes near the base. Contains a very wide range of conventional and unconventional food plants including tropical and where they can be obtained mainly N.

The species is monoecious individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant and is pollinated by Foetidissiima.

foetidissiam This species is not very hardy in Britain, it is usually grown as an annual in temperate climates[]. The flowers are borne singly at the nodes of the vines after a certain amount of annual vegetative growth has taken place. This species is gynodioecious, having both monoecious plants and female only plants. Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth in Humb.


Plants Profile for Cucurbita foetidissima (Missouri gourd)

Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the fostidissima of plants. The leaves do not point upward like C. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can.

Alcohol Can Be a Gas! Oil Chemists Society 55 6: Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Report. Squash, Pumpkin, and Gourd Pollination. There is a report that the root is poisonous[]. The powder of C. Medicinal plants of the southwest.

Journal of foetidissimaa American Oil Chemists Society. It is subglobose, with a width of cm 13,14,15, Seed – sow early to mid spring in a greenhouse in a rich soil. JunJulAug. The plant forms a fleshy tap root which is used as a storage and overwintering structure. Crop Pollination by Bees. Cucurbitaceae, the gourd family 1 Common Names: Image Credits all used with permission: The fruit is a green mottled pepo with white vertical stripes. The apex is acute-acuminate.

Cucurbita foetidissima

It is still employed in modern herbalism as a safe and effective vermicide[]. Relationship of Cucurbita scabridifolia to C. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.