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C moschata
Crookneck Crook"neck`, n. Either of two varieties of squash, distinguished by their tapering, recurved necks. The summer crookneck is botanically a variety of the pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) and matures early in the season. It is pale yellow in color, with warty excrescences. The winter crookneck belongs to a distinct species (C. moschata) and is smooth and often striped. [U. S.]
C moschata
Squash Squash, n. [Massachusetts Indian asq, pl. asquash, raw, green, immaturate, applied to fruit and vegetables which were used when green, or without cooking; askutasquash vine apple.] (Bot.) A plant and its fruit of the genus Cucurbita, or gourd kind. Note: The species are much confused. The long-neck squash is called Cucurbita verrucosa, the Barbary or China squash, C. moschata, and the great winter squash, C. maxima, but the distinctions are not clear. Squash beetle (Zo["o]l.), a small American beetle (Diabrotica, or Galeruca vittata) which is often abundant and very injurious to the leaves of squash, cucumber, etc. It is striped with yellow and black. The name is applied also to other allied species. Squash bug (Zo["o]l.), a large black American hemipterous insect (Coreus, or Anasa, tristis) injurious to squash vines.

Meaning of C moschata from wikipedia

- northern South America. It includes cultivars known as squash or pumpkin. C. moschata cultivars are generally more tolerant of hot, humid weather than cultivars...
- even colder conditions. In general, Barbary duck is the term used for C. moschata in a culinary context. The domestic breed, Cairina moschata domestica...
- below are members of the following species: C. argyro**** C. maxima Cmoschata C. pepo The entries below are predominantly based on the SysTax database...
- domesticated species are Cucurbita argyro****, C. ficifolia, C. maxima, Cmoschata, and C. pepo. All of these can be treated as winter squash because the...
- Puerto Rico, and the Philippines (where it is also spelled kalabasa). C. moschata is also known as auyama in the Dominican Republic, ayote in Central America...
- belong, almost without exception, to the species Cucurbita maxima or C. moschata. The small, quick-growing forms that are eaten before the rinds and seeds...
- winter squash derived from other species, including C. argyro****, and C. moschata, are also sometimes called "pumpkin". Native to North America (northeastern...
- genus Cucurbita L. (Cucurbitaceae): C. pepo L., C.  maxima Duchesne, Cmoschata Duchesne, C. argyro**** C. Huber and C. ficifolia Bouché. Nonnecke...
- Cl****: Aves Order: Anseriformes Family: Anatidae Genus: Cairina Species: Cmoschata Subspecies: C. m. domestica Trinomial name Cairina moschata domestica...
- Malva moschata, the musk mallow or musk-mallow, is a species of flowering plant in the family Malvaceae, native to Europe and southwestern Asia, from Spain...
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