Trichosanthes cucumerina L.

Common name

English: Snakegourd

Mandarin: 瓜叶栝楼

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2189)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2096)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1768)

      Order: Violales (56)

        Family: Cucurbitaceae (21) (family description)

          Genus: Trichosanthes (4)

           Epithet: cucumerina L. (1)

Synonyms: Trichosanthes brevibracteata Kundu, Trichosanthes pachyrrhachis Kundu

cucumerina => cucumber-like

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Trichosanthes cucumerina at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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