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Family: CUCURBITACEAE 

 Zehneria scabra
 

The very young plant.

  
Author:  Otto Wilhelm Sonder 1862
Family:  Cucurbitaceae
Habitat:  Southern Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  20 centimetres
Height:  3 meters
Flower:  Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Melothria cordata (Cogn.), Melothria punctata (Cogn. or Rafin), Melothria pendula (Brewer & S.Wats. or G.F. W. Mey. or Linn or Sieber), Echinocystis bigelovii, Melothria fluminensis (Gardn. 1842), and a few others, that it definitely wasn't!
Got it from:  Wichlow, Ireland
Year:  2003

Dioecious, this is female-flowers.

Vivi's photo of the fruits before they are turning red.

  

This member of the Cucurbitaceae family was given this name by Otto Wilhelm Sonder. It's from South Africa. Give it a well-drained soil, some water and sun, and the caudex will grow to 20 centimetres in diameter and the vines to more then 3 meters. The flowers are yellow and it is a monoecious plant. I got some seeds from Wichlow, Ireland in 2003

Photo by Daniel Dytfeld.

Photo by Daniel Dytfeld.

Photo by Daniel Dytfeld.