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Turban Squash Cucurbita maxima Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Turban Squash 
Scientific Name(s): Cucurbita maxima 
Common Name(s): banana squash, buttercup squash, calabaza, calabaza amarilla, courge commune, giraumon, great pumpkin, halva kaddu, hubbard squash, jättepumpa, kabocha, loche, mitha kaddu, red gourd, reisen-kürbis, speise-kürbis, sun gua, turban squash, winter squash, zapallo, zappallito amargo, zucca 
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Description: All varieties and subspecies of Cucurbita maxima are included. Another GRIN url for this commodity is: 
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Blue hubbard squash.jpg magnify image Blue hubbard squash photo courtesy of Laurascudder
Buttercup squash.jpg magnify image Buttercup squash photo courtesy of Badagnani
Turban squash.jpg magnify image Turban squash photo courtesy of JN95
Kabocha.jpg magnify image Kabocha photo courtesy of Cota at Japanese Wikipedia
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