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Cyclanthera pedata, Momordica pedata, Caigua, Wild Cucumber, Stuffing Cucumber

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 Cyclanthera pedata, Momordica pedata
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Caigua, Wild Cucumber, Stuffing Cucumber
Origin: South America
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.EdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The leaves are 4-5 inches wide and divided into several lobes. It produces a pale green, semi-flattened fruit resembling a cucumber that is 4-6 inches long and 2-3 inches wide.

The immature fruits may be eaten raw or pickled. The young shoots and leaves may also be eaten as greens. The mature fruit are also prepared as stuffed peppers; stuffed with meat, fish or cheese and then baked - earning it's name "Stuffing Cucumber."


 Cyclanthera pedata, Momordica pedata, Caigua, Wild Cucumber, Stuffing Cucumber

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Cyclanthera pedata, Momordica pedata, Caigua, Wild Cucumber, Stuffing Cucumber

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Cyclanthera pedata, Momordica pedata, Caigua, Wild Cucumber, Stuffing Cucumber

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Cyclanthera pedata, Momordica pedata, Caigua, Wild Cucumber, Stuffing Cucumber

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Dendrosicyos socotranus, Cucumber Tree

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Family: Cucurbitaceae
Cucumber Tree
Origin: Socotra
CaudexSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditions

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping.


 Dendrosicyos socotranus, Cucumber Tree

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Dieterlea maxima, Ibervillea maxima, Dieterlea

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Family: Cucurbitaceae
Dieterlea
Origin: Mexico
CaudexVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterYellow/orange flowers
 Dieterlea maxima, Ibervillea maxima, Dieterlea

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Dieterlea maxima, Ibervillea maxima, Dieterlea

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Diplocyclos palmatus, Lollypop Climber

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Family: Cucurbitaceae
Lollypop Climber
Origin: Australia, Malesia
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
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 Diplocyclos palmatus, Lollypop Climber

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Fevillea cordifolia, Javillo, Antidote Caccoon

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Family: Cucurbitaceae
Javillo, Antidote Caccoon
Origin: Central America, South America
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
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This dioecious species produces a globose, green fruit some 12cm in diameter, dehiscing along a line about 2cm from its base.

Antidote Caccoon has been used as a purgative, reputed antidote for many kinds of poisoning, and as a treatment for numerous diseases.


 Fevillea cordifolia, Javillo, Antidote Caccoon

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Gerrardanthus macrorhiza, Bigfoot

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Family: Cucurbitaceae
Bigfoot
Origin: Southern Africa
CaudexVine or creeperSemi-shadeModerate waterYellow/orange flowersDeciduous

Deciduous caudiciform vine, the caudex can grow up to 40 inches in diameter.


  


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Gurania sp., Jungle Cucumber

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Family: Cucurbitaceae
Jungle Cucumber
Origin: Mexico, Guatemala to Colombia
Vine or creeperSemi-shadeRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Vine with strange orange and yellow flowers.


 Gurania sp., Jungle Cucumber

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Gurania sp., Jungle Cucumber

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Gurania sp., Jungle Cucumber

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Gurania sp., Jungle Cucumber

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Gurania sp., Jungle Cucumber

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Gurania sp., Jungle Cucumber

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Ibervillea sonorae, Wereke

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Family: Cucurbitaceae
Wereke
Origin: Sonora, Mexico
CaudexVine or creeperSmall shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeModerate waterYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
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Ibervillea sonorae is beautifully adapted to survival in its arid habitat. Extremely old specimens of Ibervillea sonorae may have caudices up to three feet in diameter. Ibervillea sonorae remains dormant throughout much of the year, but with seasonal rains, leaves emerge from the caudex on climbing stems.


 Ibervillea sonorae, Wereke

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Ibervillea tenuisecta, Cutleaf Globe Berry, Slimlobe Globeberry

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Family: Cucurbitaceae
Cutleaf Globe Berry, Slimlobe Globeberry
Origin: Mexico
CaudexGroundcover and low-growing 2ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterOrnamental foliageYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Geophyte twining vine, the vine part is mostly deciduous. The female flowers look like they have growing from a miniature watermellon. The fruit becomes red as it ripens.

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping.

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Kedrostis africana, Bryonia africana, Baboon’s Cucumber

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Family: Cucurbitaceae
Baboon’s Cucumber
Origin: Africa
CaudexVine or creeperSemi-shadeRegular waterYellow/orange flowers

Summer grower, climbing plant with white caudex and dark green leaves. Flowers are small, yellowish green; fruits orange yellow. It prefers well-drained soil, lots of water in the growing-period and some sun. The small flowers are yellow, and it can also be reproduced by cuttings. The caudex can grow to 50 centimetres in diameter, and the vines reaches 6 meters.


 Kedrostis africana, Bryonia africana, Baboon’s Cucumber

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Kedrostis africana seedling
Kedrostis africana, Bryonia africana, Baboon’s Cucumber

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