Most Cucurbita species are herbaceous vines that grow several meters in length and have tendrils. Long before European contact, Cucurbita had been a major food source for the native peoples of the Americas and today is widely used around the world in a variety of dishes.
Fruits slightly club-shaped with mottled striping in olive-green and darker green.
BOTANICAL NAME: Cucurbita pepo
COMMON NAME: Zucchini; Baby Marrow; Courgette
AFRIKAANS NAME: Murgpampoen