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Family: CUCURBITACEAE 

 Doyerea emetocathartica
 

Photo by Pedro Acevedo-Rodriguez, USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database.

  
Author:  René de Grosourdy 1864
Family:  Cucurbitaceae
Habitat:  Mexico, Guatemala, Antilles, Caribbean
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  8 centimetres
Height:  3 meters
Flower:  Greenish -Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Caribbean Coralfruit, Batata de Burro, Batata Zandumbia, Batata Zambomba
Synonyms:  Corallocarpus emetocatharticus, Cogniaux 1891. Anguriopsis margaritensis, J. R. Johnson 1905. 
This deciduous member of the Cucurbitaceae was described by René de Grosourdy in 1864. It is found in Mexico, Guatemala, Antilles and Caribbean. It grows in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to eight centimetres in diameter, the vines will get three metres long. The flowers are from greenish-yellow.