Pumpkin is a kind of vegetable. Its skin is yellow and looks very auspicious. Moreover, it is also a symbol of harvest, implying wealth. In some western countries, people carve pumpkins into lanterns on Halloween, on the one hand to ward off evil spirits and avoid turtles, on the other hand to celebrate the festival. In addition, there are many seeds in pumpkin, and its vines are continuous, so it also implies many children and grandchildren.
Pumpkin is an annual creeping herb. Its stems often take root at nodes, its petioles are thick, its leaves are wide, ovate or ovoid, slightly soft, its leaf veins are uplifted, its tendrils are slightly thick, monoecious, its fruit stems are thick, with edges and grooves, which vary from variety to variety. There are often several longitudinal grooves or none outside, and most seeds are long, ovate or oblong. Originating from Mexico to Central America, it is widely cultivated all over the world.