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Common name

Mandarin: 野黄瓜 (ye huang gua)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2629)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2532)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2141)

      Order: Cucurbitales (28)

        Family: Cucurbitaceae (26)(family description)

          Genus: Cucumis (2)

            Epithet: hystrix Chakrav. (1)

hystrix => porcupine-like or prickly

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Cucumis hystrix at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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