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Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn.

Cucurbitaceae

Fuzzy melon, Hairy melon, Chinese Preserving Melon, Chinese squash, Chinese vegetable marrow, Chinese winter melon, Moqua, Wax gourd, White gourd, Zit-Kwa


We have information from several sources:

Asian Vegetables: Selected Fruit and Leafy Types—Marita Cantwell, Xunli Nie, Ru Jing Zong, and Mas Yamaguchi

New Opportunities in the Cucurbitaceae—Timothy J. Ng

Alternative Crops Research in Virginia—Harbans L. Bhardwaj, Andy Hankins, Tadesse Mebrahtu, Jimmy Mullins, Muddappa Rangappa, Ozzie Abaye, and Gregory E. Welbaum

Magness, J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States.

Growing Cucumbers, Melons, Squash, Pumpkins, and Gourds—Cooperative Extension Service, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. PDF version


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