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Cucurbita pepo1.jpg
Two typical Zucchini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus: Cucurbita
Species: C. pepo
Binomial name
Cucurbita pepo

Zucchini (British English: courgette) are a type of fruit. Usually, they are served cooked. They can also be used as an ingredient in a sweet bread.

They may look similar to cucumbers.