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Crescentia cujete L.
COMMON CALABASH TREE
Life   Plantae   Dicotyledoneae   Bignoniaceae   Crescentia

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Elsinoaceae  Sphaceloma @ BPI (1)
Glomerellaceae  Colletotrichum @ BPI (1)
Meliolaceae  Meliola crescentiae @ BPI (9)

Meliola @ BPI (1)
Nectriaceae  Calonectria crescentiae @ BPI (1)
Physalacriaceae  Rhizomorpha @ BPI (1)
Polyporaceae  Hexagonia tenuis @ BPI (2)
_  Irenina arachnoidea @ BPI (1)

Morenoella calami @ BPI (2)

Synsporium biguttatum @ BPI (1)

Tubulixenasma dussii @ BPI (1)

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Crescentia cujete L.
common calabash tree

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General Information
Symbol: CRCU
Group: Dicot
Family: Bignoniaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Tree
Native Status : L48   N
PB   I
PR   N
VI   N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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©Mark W. Skinner. Netherlands Antilles, Bonaire, Captain Don's. January 25, 1981. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. Netherlands Antilles, Bonaire, Captain Don's. January 25, 1981. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. United States, FL, Miami-Dade Co., Miami, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. July 4, 1982. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. United States, FL, Miami-Dade Co., Miami, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. November 23, 1982. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. United States, FL, Miami-Dade Co., Miami, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. November 23, 1982. Usage Requirements .

©Richard A. Howard. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection . United States, FL, Miami. Usage Requirements .

©Richard A. Howard. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection . United States, FL, Coconut Grove. Usage Requirements .

©Richard A. Howard. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection . Venezuela, Caracas. Usage Requirements .

©Pedro Acevedo-Rodriguez. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . United States Virgin Islands, Saint John, Cruz Bay Quarter. Usage Requirements .

©Pedro Acevedo-Rodriguez. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . United States Virgin Islands, Saint John. Usage Requirements .

©Pedro Acevedo-Rodriguez. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . Cuba, Jardin Botanico. Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Scrophulariales
Family Bignoniaceae – Trumpet-creeper family
Genus Crescentia L. – crescentia
Species Crescentia cujete L. – common calabash tree

Subordinate Taxa

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Wetland Status

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Crescentia cujete
Crescentia cujete
Common Calabash Tree
ID: 1340 3162 2722 0022 [detail]
H. Vannoy Davis
© 2005 California Academy of Sciences

Crescentia cujete
Crescentia cujete
Calabash Tree
ID: 1338 3161 0878 0071 [detail]
Glenn and Martha Vargas
© 2006 California Academy of Sciences

Crescentia cujete
Crescentia cujete
ID: 4444 4444 0510 1211 [detail]
© 2010 Moorea Biocode

Crescentia cujete
Crescentia cujete
Calabash Tree
ID: 0000 0000 0710 1486 [detail]
© 2010 Jean Pawek

Crescentia cujete
Crescentia cujete
Calabash Tree
ID: 0000 0000 0618 1015 [detail]
© 2018 Zoya Akulova

Crescentia cujete
Crescentia cujete
Calabash Tree
ID: 0000 0000 0618 1016 [detail]
© 2018 Zoya Akulova

Crescentia cujete
Crescentia cujete
ID: 0000 0000 1018 0430 [detail]
© 2018 Fabio Hidalgo

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