Taxonomy

What genus is the pumpkin in?

The common pumpkin is genus Cucurbita. Most are Cucurbita pepo or Cucurbita mixta. The giant pumpkin is Cucurbita maxima. Some are cultivars of Cucurbita moschata (butternut squash).

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The scientific name of pumpkin leaf?

Pumpkin is botanically known as Cucrbita pepo. Its leaf is palmate and alternate.

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What is the family name of the pumpkin?

The genus is Cucurbita in the family Cucurbitaceae (squash and gourds).

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