TopTropicals logo
fragrant rare plants exotic fruit
1-866-897-7957
Get FREE shipping!
       

TopTropicals logo

rare plants fragrant flowers exotic fruit
1-866-897-7957 Get FREE shipping!

TROPICAL PLANT CATALOG Printer friendly page  

This catalog is for information only. If you don't see the price - the plant is not for sale.

Click on image to enlarge.
Pictogram Guide you may also see symbol definition in a pop-up window by mouse-pointing on pictogram

 
Number of plants found: 38    Prev    Go to page:  1  2  3  4

Sicana odorifera, Cucurbita odorifera, Cassabanana

Click to see full-size image


 Close window
  Link to image:
2 months old seedling
 Sicana odorifera, Cucurbita odorifera
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Cassabanana
Origin: Brasil
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterYellow/orange flowersFragrantEthnomedical 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.Edible

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.


 Sicana odorifera, Cucurbita odorifera, Cassabanana

Click to see full-size image
Female flower

Sicana odorifera, Cucurbita odorifera, Cassabanana

Click to see full-size image
Male flower
Sicana odorifera, Cucurbita odorifera, Cassabanana

Click to see full-size image
Sicana odorifera, Cucurbita odorifera, Cassabanana

Click to see full-size image


Link to this plant: https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/sicana_odorifera.htm
 Create QR-code to share this link  Share this page on Facebook  Share this page on Twitter 

Cassabanana. The cylindrical fruits of this tropical vine may reach 2'. They are orange/red in color and very aromatic as are the flowers. 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.
Plant 3/4" deep. Bright light.
Ordering seeds info
Per pack: 12 seeds

In stock

$5.00

Free shipping
Qty:  


Add your comments
Add your images

Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image Telfairia occidentalis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu
Origin: Africa
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersEdible

Extremely rare and exotic! Telfairia occidentalis will climb up to 40 ft. The flowers are white with a dark purple centre. The large, dark-red seed is rich in fat and protein, and can be eaten whole, ground into powder for another kind of soup, or made into a fermented porridge. The fruit of the plant is large, weighing up to 20 lbs.


 Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image

Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis seeds
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis Male flower
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis Male flower
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image
Telfairia occidentalis, Fluted Pumpkin, Oysternut, Ugu

Click to see full-size image


Link to this plant: https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/telfairia_occidentalis.htm
 Create QR-code to share this link  Share this page on Facebook  Share this page on Twitter 

Show plant comments (5 Comments)Add your comments
Add your images
Add plant to wish list

Trichosanthes holtzei, Trichosanthes

Click to see full-size image Trichosanthes holtzei
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Trichosanthes
Origin: Australia
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.

Endemic to Australia.


 Trichosanthes holtzei, Trichosanthes

Click to see full-size image

Trichosanthes holtzei, Trichosanthes

Click to see full-size image
Trichosanthes holtzei, Trichosanthes

Click to see full-size image
Trichosanthes holtzei, Trichosanthes

Click to see full-size image
Trichosanthes holtzei, Trichosanthes

Click to see full-size image
Trichosanthes holtzei, Trichosanthes

Click to see full-size image
Trichosanthes holtzei, Trichosanthes

Click to see full-size image
Trichosanthes holtzei, Trichosanthes

Click to see full-size image


Link to this plant: https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/trichosanthes_holtzei.htm
 Create QR-code to share this link  Share this page on Facebook  Share this page on Twitter 

Add your comments
Add your images
Add plant to wish list

Trichosanthes kirilowii, Snakegourd, Chinese Cucumber

Click to see full-size image Trichosanthes kirilowii
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Snakegourd, Chinese Cucumber
Origin: SE Asia
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.Edible

Trichosanthes kirilowii is a annual flowering plant.

This plant is commonly used in Chinese herbalism where it is considered to be one of the 50 fundamental herbs. The young fruits are pickled. The pulp of older fruits is eaten. Mature fruits are about 10cm long. Leaves and young shoots - cooked and used as a vegetable. It is also grown for the ornamental flowers.


 Trichosanthes kirilowii, Snakegourd, Chinese Cucumber

Click to see full-size image

Trichosanthes kirilowii, Snakegourd, Chinese Cucumber

Click to see full-size image


Link to this plant: https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/trichosanthes_kirilowii.htm
 Create QR-code to share this link  Share this page on Facebook  Share this page on Twitter 

Show plant comments (1 Comments)Add your comments
Add your images
Add plant to wish list

Trichosanthes sp., Serpent Gourd

Click to see full-size image
Trichosanthes cucumerina
 Trichosanthes sp.
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Serpent Gourd
Origin: Southeast Asia
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular 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.EdiblePoisonous or toxic

Species and varieties:

Trichosanthes cucumerina

Trichosanthes holtzei

Trichosanthes kirilowii


 Trichosanthes sp., Serpent Gourd

Click to see full-size image

Trichosanthes sp., Serpent Gourd

Click to see full-size image
Trichosanthes sp., Serpent Gourd

Click to see full-size image
Trichosanthes sp., Serpent Gourd

Click to see full-size image
Trichosanthes cucumerina


Link to this plant: https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/trichosanthes_sp.htm
 Create QR-code to share this link  Share this page on Facebook  Share this page on Twitter 

Add your comments
Add your images
Add plant to wish list

Xerosicyos danguyi, Silver Dollar Plant

Click to see full-size image Xerosicyos danguyi
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Silver Dollar Plant
Origin: Southwestern Madagascar
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterOrnamental foliage

Xerosicyos danguyi is a climbing vine with cylindrical stems and thick succulent round leaves up to 2 inches across with long tendrils for climbing. Xerosicyos danguyi need warm to hot temperatures and at least 4 hours of full sun per day with a well-drained soil.


 Xerosicyos danguyi, Silver Dollar Plant

Click to see full-size image

Xerosicyos danguyi, Silver Dollar Plant

Click to see full-size image
Xerosicyos danguyi, Silver Dollar Plant

Click to see full-size image
Xerosicyos danguyi, Silver Dollar Plant

Click to see full-size image
Xerosicyos danguyi, Silver Dollar Plant

Click to see full-size image
Xerosicyos danguyi, Silver Dollar Plant

Click to see full-size image
Xerosicyos danguyi, Silver Dollar Plant

Click to see full-size image
Xerosicyos danguyi, Silver Dollar Plant

Click to see full-size image
Xerosicyos danguyi, Silver Dollar Plant

Click to see full-size image
Xerosicyos danguyi, Silver Dollar Plant

Click to see full-size image
Xerosicyos danguyi, Silver Dollar Plant

Click to see full-size image


Link to this plant: https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/xerosicyos_danguyi.htm
 Create QR-code to share this link  Share this page on Facebook  Share this page on Twitter 

Add your comments
Add your images
Add plant to wish list

Xerosicyos perrieri, Xerosicyos

Click to see full-size image Xerosicyos perrieri
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Xerosicyos
Origin: Madagascar
Vine or creeperSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliage

Vine, up to 15 feet tall, dark green, elliptic, orbicular leaves, up to 0.4 inch long.

Prefers an acid soil, prefers a soil rich in organic matter.


  


Link to this plant: https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/xerosicyos_perrieri.htm
 Create QR-code to share this link  Share this page on Facebook  Share this page on Twitter 

Show plant comments (1 Comments)Add your comments
Add your images
Add plant to wish list

Xerosicyos pubescens, Zygosicyos pubescens, Xerosicyos

Click to see full-size image Xerosicyos pubescens, Zygosicyos pubescens
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Xerosicyos
Origin: Madagascar
CaudexVine or creeperSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterDeciduous

Xerosicyos pubescens is a dioecious perennial, caudiciform plant, forming a large caudex from which creeper deciduous vines characterized by tendrils emerge. The leaves are lobed, finely hairy, and semi-succulent and die back in the dry season and during prolonged periods of drought.


  


Link to this plant: https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/xerosicyos_pubescens.htm
 Create QR-code to share this link  Share this page on Facebook  Share this page on Twitter 

Add your comments
Add your images
Add plant to wish list
Prev


Use link to repeat this search:
//toptropicals.com/cgi-bin/garden_catalog/cat.cgi?search_op=and&keyword_op=and&language=e&family=Cucurbitaceae&number=10&no_change_lang=1
&user=tt&sale=1&first=1


Follow us on Social Media:

Facebook  Twitter  YouTube  Instagram  Pinterest  LinkedIn


PLANT INFO

ORDER INFO

CUSTOMER SERVICE

MY ACCOUNT

Share this page with:

©Top Tropicals LLC, 2003 -    ©TTmagazine.info, 2007 -   
Using TopTropicals.com images