Wild, Undomesticated Squash In Seasonally Inundated Ecosystems – Cucurbita lundelliana
Discover the awesome wild squash blooming and fruiting along the shore of Río Ixtinto (west side of Topoxté Island) and the shore of Lake Yaxha.
This wild squash is known as Cucurbita lundelliana. Considering that the ancient Maya had so many sizes, shapes, and colors of domesticated squash it is interesting that wild original squash still grows in Petén. Learn more about Cucurbita lundelliana here.