Melothria scabra

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Melothria scabra

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cucurbitales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Cucurbitales

Familia: Cucurbitaceae
Tribus: Benincaseae
Genus: Melothria
Species: Melothria scabra

Name[edit]

Melothria scabra Naudin, Ann. Sci. Nat., Ser. V. 6:10. 1866

Synonyms[edit]

  • Melothria costensis C. Jeffrey

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Venezuela (Aragua, Barinas, Carabobo, Falcon, Guarico, Lara, Merida, Miranda, Portuguesa, Trujillo, Yaracuy, Zulia), Colombia (Antioquia, Boyac, Tolima)
    • Regional: Central America
      • ?Honduras

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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Vernacular names[edit]

español: melón riata, pepinillo agrio, sandía miniatura mexicana, pepino amargo mexicano
magyar: Mexikói datolyauborka, mexikói egérdinnye
русский: русский: Мелотрия шершавая
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