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Coccinia grandis

Coccinia grandis

(Ivy Gourd)

FAMILY

Cucurbitaceae

Species

Coccinia grandis

Common name(s)

Ivy Gourd

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white. Vine with perennial tubers.

Distinguishing features

Tendrils with 1-2 branches; leaves simple, angled or lobed. Separate male and female plants, petals white, 3 stamens in male, staminodes in female. Fruit fleshy, scarlet 2.5-6 cm long, 1.5-3.5 cm wide.