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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Cucurbita ficifolia?
If you know websites containing any information about Cucurbita ficifolia please link to them.
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I didn't find in Dr. Duke's database, any information about the uses of Cucurbita ficifolia
Here is some basic information about Cucurbita ficifolia.


Cucurbita ficifolia basic info
Scientific Name: Cucurbita ficifolia Bouche.
Family: Cucurbitaceae.
Genus: Cucurbita.
Common names in English: cidra, fig-leaf gourd, Malabar gourd, sidra.
For common names of Cucurbita ficifolia in different languages - See link
Description: Cucurbita ficifolia, is a type of squash grown for its edible seeds, fruit, and greens. It is native to the Americas, although the exact center of domestication is unclear. The flowers, leaves and tender shoots are used in Mexico and other countries as greens. The most nutritional part of Cucurbita ficifolia is its fat- and protein-rich seeds, which can vary in color from white to black. - for more info about Cucurbita ficifolia See link



Cucurbita ficifolia in other websites
Cucurbita ficifolia common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Cucurbita ficifolia - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cucurbita ficifolia - See link.


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