[Sca-cooks] Is Zuccnini Marrow?

Terry Decker t.d.decker at att.net
Fri Aug 21 19:34:27 PDT 2009

Most precisely, marrows  (primarily ornamental squash being used as table 
vegetables) are variants of C. pepo ovifers.  Zucchini are a variant of C. 
pepo closely related to C. ovifers, but not considered part of the 

General usage of the term marrow is broader than the taxonomic usage, so any 
number of members of C. pepo from zucchini to pumpkins can be referred to as 


> Am correct that Zuccinni is marrow and if so how about a few some what 
> period recipes for using it up?
>                    Kay

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