Cucurbita melopepo subsp. texana

(Scheele) G. L. Nesom

Phytoneuron 2011-13: 24. 2011.

Illustrated
Basionyms: Tristemon texanus Scheele Linnaea 21: 586. 1848 (as texanum)
Synonyms: Cucurbita pepo subsp. texana (Scheele) Filov
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 56. Mentioned on page 53.

Pepos solid ivory or green-and-white-striped but usually not yellow or orange, rind smooth, flesh almost always bitter. Seeds germinating within 1–7 days.

Discussion

Varieties 2 (2 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Key

1 Pepos usually green-and-white-striped, sometimes yellow; seed germination within 3–7 days Cucurbita melopepo var. texana
1 Pepos usually solid ivory, sometimes green-and-white-striped; seed germination within 1–4 days Cucurbita melopepo var. ozarkana

"/2" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

distinct +  and connate +
Guy L. Nesom +
(Scheele) G. L. Nesom +
pustulate +
cordate +
Tristemon texanus +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (18 cm180 mm <br />0.18 m <br />) +
17 cm170 mm <br />0.17 m <br /> (23 cm230 mm <br />0.23 m <br />) +
white-spotted +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
broadly ovate-cordate;triangular-cordate or suborbiculate +
5cm;17cm +
tubular +, saucer--shaped +, campanulate +  and rotate +
yellow +  and golden yellow or orange +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
c +  and sc North America +
furrowed +  and echinate +
dehiscent +  and indehiscent +
bristly +, smooth +, hairy +  and glabrous +
tuberculate +  and muricate +
fleshy +  and hard +
connate +  and distinct +
yellow +  and light orange or greenish or whitish +
staminate +, from different axils than staminate +  and pistillate +
cultivated +
stipitate;peltate +
perennial +
dioecious +  and monoecious +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
umbellate;subumbellate +
solitary +, corymbose +, fasciculate +, racemose +  and paniculate +
petiolate +, estipulate +  and simple +
ovate-deltate;obovate or obovate-rhombic +
denticulate +  and serrate-denticulate +
raised-thickened +
not +  and differentiated +
elongate-whitened +
woody +  and hardened +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
induplicate-valvate +  and imbricate +
9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br /> (12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br />) +
pubescent +  and puberulent +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br />) +
9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br /> (16 cm160 mm <br />0.16 m <br />) +
stipitate-glandular;hispidulous;hirsutulous +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br />) +
Phytoneuron +
arillate +  and winged +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2.6 cm26 mm <br />0.026 m <br />) +
germinating +
orbiculate +, elliptic +  and obovate +
linear +  and subulate-linear +
subulate-linear;lanceolate +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
Illustrated +
bushy +  and shrublike +
sprawling +  and prostrate +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (300 cm3,000 mm <br />3 m <br />) +
hispidulous +  and hirsutulous +
Cucurbita pepo subsp. texana +
Cucurbita melopepo subsp. texana +
Cucurbita melopepo +
subspecies +
eglandular +  and 2-7-branched +
hirsutulous +  and pubescent +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +