Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Melothria microcarpa Shuttlw.

CUCURBITACEAE Family selection - Cucumber family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

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Name: Melothria microcarpa Shuttlw. Taxon selection
Rank: species
See: ► Melothria pendula L. var. aspera Cogn.

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Guadeloupe cucumber

Grown habit: Vine, Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial

= Melothria pendula L. var. aspera Cogn.
= Melothria nashii Small


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Violales
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus: Melothria

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Melothria microcarpa Shuttlw.
Map for Melothria microcarpa Shuttlw.
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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More species:
1) Melothria nashii Small [218]
2) Melothria pendula L. [413]
3) Melothria pendula L. var. aspera Cogn. [241]
4) Melothria pendula L. var. crassifolia (Small) Cogn. [229]
5) Melpomense anfractuosa (Kunze ex Klotzsch) A.R. Sm. & R.C. Moran [269]
6) Menegazzia terebrata (Hoffm.) A. Massal. [325]
7) Meniscium reticulatum (L.) Sw. [186]
8) Menodora heterophylla Moric. ex DC. [227]
9) Menodora scabra A. Gray var. ramosissima Steyerm. [194]
10) Mentha arvensis L. ssp. borealis (Michx.) Roy L. Taylor & MacBryde [204]

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