In Peru it is another way to call the shoe, ahuyama or pumpkin. Its scientific name is Cucurbita moschata and belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae. Lambayeque Loche is a recognized brand of origin of this agricultural product.
Loche: A book that speaks of the Moche culture. He says that this word comes from the language Muchic, referring to "Tears of the Moon, "