The bodies are covered with fur and are cylindrical. Their roots are long and spindle-shaped. Leaves are hairy, large, kidney or heart shaped, with five pieces, long stem. Flowers are single sex. Male flowers are big in yellowish color, female flowers are smaller. Fruits are in spherical, cylindrical or egg shaped according to cecedium. Fruit peel is thin or thick, soft or hard. Fruits are very seed. Pumpkin is a warm and moderate region plant. He does not like the violent cold and the heat. It grows in sandy, clayey, deep and cool soil.