gourd family

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The pumpkin is a member of the gourd family, which is native to the Western Hemisphere.
They are a member of the gourd family and have been cultivated for about 9,000 years in different parts of the world.
Both melons belong to the Cucurbitaceae or gourd family, which also includes pumpkins and cucumbers.
According to Webster's Dictionary, melons are "the large round fruit of various plants of the gourd family, with sweet pulpy flesh and many seeds (honeydew, cantaloupe, musk-melon).
The plant, the only endemic British member of the gourd family which includes marrows and melons, is poisonous.
This relatively homogeneous group of plants, commonly known as the gourd family, has been given the scientific name Cucurbitaceae.