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6a. Cucurbita melopepo Linnaeus subsp. melopepo

Pepos solid or striped, multiple colors, including yellow and orange, rind smooth, ribbed, or warty, flesh not bitter (except for some ornamental gourd cultivars). Seeds germinating within 3–15 days, depending on cultivar.

Variety 1: North America; introduced and cultivated nearly worldwide.


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