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Family: CUCURBITACEAE 

 Eureiandra fasciculata
 

Photo by Darrel Plowes.

  
Author:  Charles Jeffrey 1962
Family:  Cucurbitaceae
Habitat:  Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  15 centimetres
Height:  1-3 meters
Flower:  Deep Cream - Orange-Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings?
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Momordica fasciculata, Cogniaux 1897. Coccinia petersii, Gilg 1904. Coccinia polyantha Gilg 1904

Photo by Darrel Plowes.

   This dioecious member of the Cucurbitaceae family was given this name by Charles Jeffrey in 1962. It is found the forests of Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. The vines will reach from one up to three meters, the caudex can grow up to fifteen centimetres in diameter. The flowers are from white over deep cream to orange-yellow.