Which vegetable is also known as a "courgette"?

Zucchini (Cucurbita pepo), often known as courgette, is a gourd family (Cucurbitaceae) summer squash cultivar grown for its edible fruits. Zucchinis are widely available in stores and home gardens, and the young fruits are commonly cooked as a vegetable. The blossoms are tasty and are occasionally cooked.