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Common name

Mandarin: 帽儿瓜 (mao er gua)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Violales (60)

        Family: Cucurbitaceae (23) (family description)

          Genus: Mukia (1)

           Epithet: maderaspatana M.Roem. (1)

Synonym: Bryonia althaeoides Ser.

althaeoides => resembling Althaea

maderaspatana => from the Madras region of India

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Mukia maderaspatana at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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