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Sicana odorifera, Cucurbita odorifera, Cassabanana
2 months old seedling

Sicana odorifera, Cucurbita odorifera

Cassabanana
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Origin: Brasil
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterYellow/orange flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
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The vine is perennial, herbaceous, fast-growing, heavy, requiring a strong trellis; climbing trees. The cylindrical fruits of this tropical vine may reach 2'. It is recognized as an edible fruit in many tropical regions where it is eaten sliced thin, or used in making jam or other preserves and is also cooked as a vegetable or in soup and stews.


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Sicana odorifera, Cucurbita odorifera, Cassabanana
Female flower
Sicana odorifera, Cucurbita odorifera, Cassabanana
Male flower
Sicana odorifera, Cucurbita odorifera, Cassabanana
Sicana odorifera, Cucurbita odorifera, Cassabanana


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