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Squash
Cucurbita moschata 'Butternut'
Squash Butternut Squash
A pair of harvested butternut squash
Scientific Classification
Species: Cucurbita moschata
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Butternut squash (Cucurbita moschata), also known in Australia and New Zealand as Butternut pumpkin, is a type of winter squash. It has a sweet, nutty taste similar to that of a pumpkin. It has yellow skin and orange fleshy pulp. When ripe, it turns increasingly deep orange, and becomes sweeter and richer. It grows on a vine.

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Squash varieties
Courgette varieties Gold rush · Opal · Tondo di toscana · Zucchini
Marrow varieties
Pumpkin varieties Atlantic giant
Other squash varieties Acorn · Big max · Butternut · Harlequin · Honey bear · Kabocha · Pattypan · Pink banana · Spaghetti squash · Sugar pie · Uchiki kuri · Yellow scallop

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