Crop Group 011: Fruiting vegetables, Cucurbits

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
all commodities in Group 011 Fruiting vegetables, Cucurbits VC 0045 Cantaloupe and Cucumber and Summer Squash

Subgroup 011A, Fruiting vegetables, Cucurbits – Cucumbers and Summer squashes

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
includes all commodities in Subgroup 011A VC 2039
Balsam apple VC 0420 Momordica balsamina L.
Bitter melon VC 0421 Momordica charantia L. Bitter cucumber, Balsam pear, Bitter gourd,, Fu qua
Bottle gourd VC 0422 Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standl., syn: L. vulgaris Ser., L. leucantha (Duch.) Rusby Cucuzzi
Cantaloupe, see Melons VC 4199 Cucumis melo L., var. cantaloupensis Naud. Rockmelon yes
Chayote VC 0423 Sechium edule (Jacq.) Schwartz, syn: Chayota edulis Jacq. Christophine
Chieh qua (young Chinese wax gourd, immature fruit) VC 2650 Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. var. chieh-qua How Wax gourd (immature fruit)
Chinese cucumber VC 2651 Trichosanthes kirilowii Maxim.
Cucumber VC 0424 Cucumis sativus L.; English and forcing cucumber cultivars, Cucumis sativus L. var. sikkimensis; English and forcing cucumber cultivars, Cucumis sativus L. var. xishuangbannansis ined.; English and forcing cucumber cultivars, English and forcing cucumber cultivars; English and forcing cucumber cultivars Cucumber brown-netted, Gourd Xishuangbanna, Indian curry cucumber yes
Cucumber, exploding VC 2652 Cyclanthera brachystachya (Ser.) Cogn.
Cucumber, stuffing VC 2653 Cyclanthera pedata (L.) Schrad.
Gac VC 2654 Momordica cochinchinensis (Lour.) Spreng. Sweet gourd
Gherkin VC 0425 Cucumis sativus L.; pickling cucumber cultivars, pickling cucumber cultivars; pickling cucumber cultivars
Gherkin, West Indian VC 0426 Cucumis anguria L. West Indian gherkin
Gourd, bitter snake VC 2655 Trichosanthes tricuspidata Lour.
Gourd, buffalo VC 2656 Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth
Gourd, fluted VC 2657 Telfairia occidentalis Hook. f.
Gourd, Malabar VC 2658 Cucurbita ficifolia Bouché
Gourd, pointed VC 2660 Trichosanthes dioica Roxb.
Gourd, round VC 2661 Benincasa fistulosa (Stocks) H. schaef. & S.S. Renner, Praecitrullus fistulosus (Stocks) Pangalo Indian round gourd
Gourds, other, including VC 2659 Trichosanthes edulis Rugayah, Trichosanthes laeoica C. Y. Cheng & Lu Q. Huang
Indian spine gourd VC 2662 Momordica dioica Roxb. Ex Willd.
Japanese snake gourd VC 2664 Trichosanthes pilosa Lour.
Loofah, Angled VC 0427 Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb. Sinkwa or Sinkwa towel gourd, Sin qua
Loofah, Smooth VC 0428 Luffa cylindrica (L.) M. J. Roem, syn: L. aegyptiaca Mill. Vegetable sponge, Sponge gourd
Snake gourd VC 0430 Trichosanthes cucumerina L., syn: T. anguina L. Gourd, club
Squash, Summer VC 0431 Cucurbita pepo L., var. melopepo Alef several cultivars, immature., Cucurbita pepo L., var. patissonina., cucurbita pepo var. cylindrica Zapallito italiano (zucchini), Zucchetti, Zucchini, Squash White Bush, Marrow, Courgette, Patisson yes
Tacaco VC 2665 Sechium tacaco (Pittier) C. Jeffrey

Subgroup 011B, Fruiting vegetables, Cucurbits – Melons, Pumpkins and Winter

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
includes all commodities in Subgroup 011B VC 2040
African horned melon VC 2680 Cucumis metuliferus E. Meyer ex Naudin Kiwano
Casabanana VC 2681 Sicana odorifera (Vell.) Naudin
Melon, nara VC 2683 Acanthosicyos horridus Welw. Ex Benth. & Hook. f.
Melons, except Watermelon VC 0046 Cucumis melo L. subsp. agrestis (Naudin) Pangalo var. chito (C. Morren) Naudin; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Cultivar of Cucumis melo L.; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., C. melo L. var. melo; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., var. flexuosus (L.) Naudin; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Cultivars of Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo var. inodorus H. Jacq.; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Acanthosicyos horridus Welw. Ex Benth. & Hook. f.; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Cultivar of Cucumis melo L., subsp. melo var. cantaloupo Ser.; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Cucumis melo L. subsp. agrestis (Naudin) Pangalo var. conomon (Thunb.) Makino; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Cucumis melo L., var. chito Naud.; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Cucumis melo L., var. dudaim Naud.; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Cucumis melo L., var. flexuosus Naud.; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Cultivars of Cucumis melo L., var. inodorus Naud.; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Cultivar of Cucumis melo L., var. reticulatus Naud.; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Cultivar of Cucumis melo L., var. inodorus Naud.; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Cultivar of Cucumis melo L., subsp. melo var. cantaloupo Ser,; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Cucumis melo L., var. dudaim (L.) Naudin.; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Cultivar of Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo var. inodorus H. Jacq.; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Hybrid cultivars of Cucumis melo L. subsp. agrestis (Naudin) Pangalo; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L., Cucumis melo L., subsp. melo var. cantaloupo Ser.; Several var. and cultivars of Cucumis melo L. Cantaloupe, Casaba or Casaba melon, Cucumber Armenian, Korean Melon, Melon Crenshaw, Melon Dudaim, Melon Honey Ball, Melon Garden, Melon Honeydew, Melon Netted, Melon Mango, Melon Oriental Pickling, Melon, Persian, Melon Pomegranate, Melon Winter, Melon White-skinned, Melon Snap, Melon Serpent, Melon Snake, Muskmelon, Oriental melon, Vine peach
Pumpkins VC 0429 Mature cultivars of Cucurbita maxima Duchesne, Mature cultivars of Cucurbita argyrosperma C. Huber, Cucurbita argyrosperma C. Huber, C. moschata Duchesne, C. pepo L. subsp. pepo and C. pepo L., several cultivars Butternut squash, Vegetable spaghetti, Cushaws, acorn pumpkin, cocozzelle, crookneck pumpkin, Marrow (late variety), Silver Seed gourd, scallop pumpkin, Spaghetti squash, straightneck pumpkin
Watermelon VC 0432 Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Mansf., syn: C. vulgaris Schrad., Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Mansf., var. edulis, syn: Citrullus edulis Pang., Colocynthis citrullus (L.) O. Ktze. Citron melon
Wax gourd (mature fruit) VC 2684 Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn., Syn: B. cerifera Savi Chinese wax gourd (mature fruit)
Winter squash VC 0433 Mature cultivars of Cucurbita maxima Duchesne, C. maxima subsp. maxima, C.moschata Duchesne, . C. pepo (L.), Cucurbita pepo subsp. pepo and Cucurbita pepo var. ovifera (L.) Harz Acorn squash, Butternut squash, Calabaza, Cheese pumpkin, Giant pumpkin, Hubbard squash, Spaghetti squash