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cu·cur·bi·ta mix·ta

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  1. cushaw, Cucurbita mixta, Cucurbita argyrospermanoun

    plant bearing squash having globose to ovoid fruit with variously striped grey and green and white warty rinds


  1. cucurbita mixta

    Cucurbita argyrosperma, also called the cushaw squash and silver-seed gourd, is a species of winter squash originally from the south of Mexico. This annual herbaceous plant is cultivated in the Americas for its nutritional value: its flowers, shoots, and fruits are all harvested, but it is cultivated most of all for its seeds, which are used for sauces. It was formerly known as Cucurbita mixta.It is a Cucurbita species, with varieties that are commonly cultivated in the United States as part of the Eastern Agricultural Complex and Mexico south to Nicaragua. Of all the cultivated Cucurbita species it is the least found outside the Americas. It originated in Mesoamerica, most likely in the state of Jalisco, from its wild sororia form. The reference genome of this species was published in 2019.


  1. cucurbita mixta

    Cucurbita mixta, also known as Cucurbita argyrosperma, is a species of squash in the Cucurbitaceae family. The species consists of many different cultivars which include summer and winter squashes, as well as pumpkins. These plants are native to the southern and central parts of North America and are mainly cultivated for their edible fruits, seeds, and as ornamental plants for their bright and beautiful flowers. The fruit of Cucurbita mixta comes in many shapes and sizes, and the flesh can range from sweet to bland in taste.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cucurbita mixta in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cucurbita mixta in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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