Pumpkin began to grow first in the New Light. Here for those
six, seven thousand years were shown out great number of most various cultural
of sorts of this plant. For today family of pumpkin counts
about 130 births and 900 kinds, majority from which grows in tropical
and subtropical districts from hyleas to the deserts.
Â moderate breadths of representatives of pumpkin grows not so
already and much. Pumpkin mainly insects pollinated plant. Large, well
the developed nectaries, gap-filling very sweet nectar, have such structure,
that accessible to all insects. Therefore flowers of pumpkin are kerfs by 150
of types of insects. The flowers of many kinds do not own a strong aroma and attract
of animals exceptionally by the large brightly-yellow flowers.
Many new varieties of pumpkin hatched with such calculation, that
they fit not only in a meal but also were useful in housekeeping. From
prolate and look like the jug of pumpkin made tobacco-boxes and tableware,
for example piattis, bowls, pots, spoons, bowls and others like that. A luffa a pumpkin gives
material, which served for making of bath sponges, carpets and even hats.
Some sorts of pumpkin used for making of musical instruments.
Òðàäèöèÿ to use pumpkins for every wares mounts to
to the handicrafts of Ancient Rome, China and empire of American Indians of майя. The table sorts of pumpkin of
found the various use also. It is enough to remember tradition of
to make from hollow pumpkins frightful «heads» - flashlights in eve Hallowmas.
Ãàðáóç it is provided with a number of healthful properties, it owns
by a diuretic and ïîñëàáëþâàëüíîþ action, it is recommended at ñåðöåâî-ñóäèííèõ
diseases and violations of organs of digestion. A pumpkin also is valuable
by a dietary product.