Pumpkin, squash, istacayota, Uyama or pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima) is an annual herbaceous plant cultivated for its fruit spontaneously, leaf, flower and seed. It is an annual, herbaceous, lively and flexible stems ruddy climbers. Its leaves are heart-shaped, pentalobuladas, large and well marked veins; presents pilosity abundant in leaves and stem. The flowers are yellow or orange, fleshy petals, monoecious. The fruit is a type of berry called VEGETABLES; shows great variation (polymorphism) can be elongated or spherical, opalescent green to bright orange, to a pot of yellow color field. The flesh is yellow-orange, dense, firm texture and sweet taste. Its aroma is characteristic to the fruit, particularly striking for which it is used largely culinary. The pumpkin contains many seeds inside oval, convex, smooth, 2 to 3 cm long, which in turn contain an edible white pulp, which are made with traditional seeds or seeds.