Crescentia cujete

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Synonyms for Crescentia cujete

tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds

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Round and large: morphological and genetic consequences of artificial selection on the gourd tree Crescentia cujete by the Maya of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
Shown in Table 2 the results of the brine shrimp lethality test of the fresh, decocted fruit, and various extracts of the fruit of Crescentia cujete Linn.
pulcherrima aerial parts [125], aqueous extract of Passiflora edulis leaves [126], hydroalcoholic extract of Magnolia grandiflora seeds [127], and ethanol extract of Crescentia cujete fruits [128].
Iridoids and iridoid glucosides from fruits of Crescentia cujete. Phytochemistry 46(5): 901-910.
Roots of Achyranthes aspera are combined with leaves of Cynodon dactylon, and 2 inch length of stem of Crescentia cujete. Juice obtained from the crushed mixture is taken orally for 3-5 days.
Similar results have been found in chrysanthemums (HAHN & PAEK, 2005); apples (CHAKRABARTY et al., 2007), in the medicinal plants Crescentia cujete (MURCH et al., 2004) and Stevia rebaudiana (SREEDHAR et al., 2008).
Entre los generos mas representativos de la vegetacion se encuentran Ceiba, Pseudobombax, Tabebuia, Philodendron, Anthurium, Acrocomia, Aristolochia y las especies Spondias mombin L., Crescentia cujete L., Pseudobombax septenatum (Jacq.) Dugand, Anacardium excelsum L., Parinari pachyphylla Rusby, Justia bracteosa (Mildbr.) Leonard, Malvaviscus aboreus Dill.
A certain variety of elongated pumpkin up to 30 cm wide, known as calabazo or totumo (Crescentia cujete), has traditionally been hollowed out to make handcrafted pots but has also been used by indigenous shamans as a remedy for intestinal worms.
La textura de los suelos de esta zona es arcillo-arenosa y predominan en los potreros pasturas de Angleton (Dichantium aristatum) y Colosuana (Bothriochloa pertusa) y arboles como Campano (Samanea saman), Matarraton (Gliricidia sepium), Orejero (Enterolobium cyclocarpum) y Totumo (Crescentia cujete).
Along the road from place to place there were houses shaded with Mangoes (Mangifera indica), Taparo (Crescentia cujete), Pomalaca (Syzygium malaccense), Muco or Mamon (Melicoccus bijugatus), Jobo (Spondias mombin) and Plum trees (Spondias purpurea), Papaya trees (Carica papaya), Avocado trees (Persea americana) and an occasional Cotton shrub (Gossypium barbadense).