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Family: CUCURBITACEAE 

 Eureiandra fasciculata
 


Photo by Darrel Plowes.

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


The fruits by B.T. Wursten, Zambiaflora.com.

  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.

The genera name from Greek eu; 'truly' -rei-; 'unknown' and Greek aner; ' stamen'. The species name means 'banded, bundled'.


The leaves and pale yellow flowers by B.T. Wursten, Zambiaflora.com.

Photo by Darrel Plowes.