However, all are creeping, annual tropical vines with large-lobed leaves and branching tendrils.
The skin color reflects hybrids, varying from dark green to light yellow.
In North America, the word "calabaza" refers to any of several species of tropical gourds of the genus Cucurbita. The Spanish calabacera frasco [literal translation; bottle-shaped gourd] refers specifically to C. Local names for "large green or yellow gourds" include auyama (Venezuela, Colombia), ayote (Central America), abóbora (Brazil), and zapallo in much of South America.
Two common species, the first one native to the Caribbean, are C. First cultivated for food in Mesoamerica, it is one of the "three sisters" of squash, maize, and climbing beans (typically tepary beans or common beans).
The veggies were a bit watery, and we should have added or cooked down the coconut cream some more, but I find fresh coconut milk curdles under high heat.
The French term calabasse, and hence the English "calabash", is based on the older Spanish.
In common use, "calabash" refers to a gourd native to the African continent, while "calabaza" refers to a gourd native to the Americas. foetidissima specifically identifies "calabaza" as one of its common names.
That is to allow them to cleanse themselves naturally.
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