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Search for: Cucurbitaceae
Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abobra tenuifoliaCranberry GourdCucurbitaceae 10
Benincasa hispidaWax GourdCucurbitaceaeB. cerifera.33
Bryonia albaWhite BryonyCucurbitaceae 12
Bryonia dioicaRed Bryony, Cretan bryonyCucurbitaceaeB. cretica dioica. (Jacq.)Tutin.12
Citrullus lanatusWater MelonCucurbitaceaeC. vulgaris.43
Coccinia grandisIvy GourdCucurbitaceaeC. cordifolia. C. indica. Wight.&Arn.22
Cucumis anguriaGherkin, West Indian gherkinCucurbitaceae 31
Cucumis meloMelon, CantaloupeCucurbitaceae 42
Cucumis melo agrestisWild MelonCucurbitaceae 32
Cucumis melo cantalupensisCantaloupe MelonCucurbitaceae 42
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