Today I learned of a variety of giant gourd shaped long-neck avocados (Persea americana Russell) with a glossy exterior that looks similar to zucchini or squash. They can grow to 13 inches long and weigh around 1.5 to 2.5 pounds while a typical Hass avocado usually weighs just 6 ounces. insider.com/what-are-long…
Despite their wildly different physical appearances, the zucchini (courgette), yellow squash, and pumpkin are different cultivars of the same species, Cucurbita pepo en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuc…
Zucchinis and pumpkins are actually members of the same species, and the word "zucchini", in fact, comes from the Italian word for "pumpkin". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zuc…
Zucchini and corn are fruits businessinsider.com/fruit…
Some states grow so much zucchini, people can randomly find baskets or bags full of them in their back seats if they forget to lock their cars. ag.ndsu.edu/sargentcounty…
Pumpkins and other gourds(cucumber, zucchini, melons) can be poisonous en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuc…
Australia once had a pedophilia advocacy group named BLAZE or "Boy Lovers and Zucchini Eaters" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Courgette, Zucchini and Marrow are all the same vegetable. The different names are standardised based on its size/maturity differencebetween.net/obj…
Carol Channing hadn't eaten restaurant food in 15 years, when interviewed in 1978. She would bring her own food, such as zucchini or chopped celery, to restaurants and ask for an empty plate and glass. For dessert, she ate seeds. Nor would she drink alcoholic beverages. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
The longest zucchini ever grown was 2.5m (8ft 3in) long. guinnessworldrecords.com/…
That, when left to their own devices, NASA scientists named Martian features "T. rex" "Zucchini" "Darth Vader" "Nibbles" and "Space Ghost" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
In botany, fruits are fertilised, over ripened ovaries. Additionally, eggplants, zucchini, string beans, and bell peppers are also fruits. What's more, rice, wheat, and nuts are considered dried fruit. cnx.org/contents/s8Hh0oOc…
Zucchini, eggplant, peppers, pumpkin and olives are not vegetables....they are fruits! kitchendaily.com/read/mos…
Though treated as a vegetable in a culinary context, Zucchini is actually a fruit. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zuc…
Corn, while eaten sometimes as a vegetable and sometimes as a grain, is actually classified by botanists as a fruit, as are tomatoes, green peppers, cucumbers, zucchini and other squashes. ucanr.edu/sites/MarinMG/f…
In 2010 a Montana woman fended of a bear with a homegrown zucchini. huffingtonpost.com/2010/0…
Zucchini can be poisonous. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zuc…
A courgette is the british word for a zucchini. Brings whole new perspective to this article. bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-c…
Pumpkins, Zucchini, Acorn Squash, Summer Squash, and some ornamental gourds all come from the same species of plant. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuc…
Pumpkin and Zucchini are the same plant species en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuc…
Technically speaking, a fruit is a seed-bearing part of a plant that develops from a flower, including: beans, peapods, corn, cucumbers, zucchinis, grains, nuts, olives, peppers, pumpkins, squash, and avocados. Vegetables are all other parts of a plant, including roots, leaves and stems. mayoclinic.org/healthy-li…
Zucchinis are swollen plant ovaries. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zuc…
Finger-sized zucchini squashes are called "baby marrow" in South Africa. ilovethisandthat.blogspot…
Unripened squash and zucchini can make your hands itchy when handled. gardeningblog.net/2011/10…
NASA names the rocks on Mars after cartoon characters, vegetables, and a lot of other random stuff (ex: Tweak, Jedi, zucchini, Indiana Jones, etc) mars.jpl.nasa.gov/MPF/imp…
The zucchini/courgette is a fruit and is the ovary of the zucchini flower. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zuc…

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