A pumpkin is a cultivar of a squash plant, most commonly of Cucurbita pepo, that
is round, with ... All pumpkins are winter squash: mature fruit of certain species in
the genus Cucurbita. Characteri...
Pumpkins are considered to be a fruit. Botanists consider fruits to be the portion
of a plant that forms from a flower and also the part of a plant that contains seeds.
Sep 4, 2013 ... Candace asks: What makes a fruit a fruit and a vegetable a vegetable? ...
eggplant, pumpkins, cucumbers, squash and tomatoes are all fruits?
A fruit is also the section of the plant that contains the seeds. All the other parts of
plants are considered vegetables. This includes the stems, leaves and roots ...
Oct 14, 2016 ... Botanists classify a fruit as the part of the plant that develops from a flower and
contains seeds; the other parts are considered vegetables (ie ...
Oct 18, 2011 ... Debra Bass' article about how pumpkin is used as a skin care product raises a
question. First of all, here's the lead:
Jun 20, 2013 ... Grafting: the secret to great fruit and vegetables ... a pepper as a fruit, with a
seven per cent getting the correct answer for pumpkins. ... wheat or barley, but
can also be classified as fruit (each kernel is an ovary) or a vegetable.
Dec 16, 2014 ... ... tomato and seeds such as the pea are commonly considered vegetables. Fruit,
mature ovary in flowering plants, together with all inseparably ...
Jan 7, 2013 ... Plenty of unexpected fruits are commonly mistaken for. ... varieties with a savory
flavor are also considered fruits due to their seeded nature.
Sep 10, 2011 ... Some of the comments had to do with whether it is accurate to call a pumpkin a
squash, a gourd, a fruit or a vegetable. I think I used all of those ...