Economic Botany

, Volume 35, Issue 4, pp 460–466 | Cite as

Archeological cucurbits

  • Thomas W. Whitaker


This discussion summarizes current information about archeological cucurbits. It centers on 4 areas: (1) where they occur; (2) where and in what environment they are preserved; (3) plant parts recovered; and (4) the meaning of archeological cucurbits for ethnobotany.


Archeological Site Plant Part Economic Botany Peru Cucurbita Pepo 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas W. Whitaker
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.U.S.D.A.La Jolla
  2. 2.University of CaliforniaSan Diego

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