Plant Identification Database:
Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber/Gourd)

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Wikipedia Glossary of Botanical Terms
Calflora Botanical Terms
The Virtual Field Herbarium

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
BUDS
STEM
ECOLOGY
IMAGES
Common Name
Scientific Name
Genus
Family
Order
Class
LV: Arrangement
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Size
LV: Form
LV: Edge
LV: Apex
LV: Base
LV: Surface
LV: Venation
LV: Color
FL: Parts
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Position
FL: Size
FL: Season
FL: Petals
FL: Sepals
FL: Stamen
FL: Pistil
FL: Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Size
FR: Seed
FR: Color
FR: Season
BU: Scales
BU: Arrangement
BU: Color
BU: Shape
BU: Leaf Scars
ST: Type
ST: Size
ST: Growth
ST: Surface
ST: Color
ST: Pith
ST: Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name
Scientific Name
Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber/Gourd) Violales Dicotyledonae Lobed White
Creeping Tendrils
Images Note: Be advised that identity may be inaccurate.
Honeydew melon Cucumis melo cultivar Cucumis Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber/Gourd) Violales Dicotyledonae Foliage, Harold Feinstein Honeydew melon Cucumis melo cultivar
Wild cucumber Echinocystis lobata Echinocystis Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber/Gourd) Violales Dicotyledonae Wild cucumber Echinocystis lobata
Gila manroot; Big-root; Wild cucumber Marah gilensis Marah Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber/Gourd) Violales Dicotyledonae 3-7 lobed Scabrous above, Glabrous below 5 parts White, Yellow, Green <1" Yellow Gourd Green, Prickles Vine up to 6' Tendrils, Grooved Green Tuber Desert, Riparian Phoenix, AZ: Spur Cross Ranch Gila manroot; Big-root; Wild cucumber Marah gilensis
Bur cucumber Sicyos angulatus Sicyos Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber/Gourd) Violales Dicotyledonae Bur cucumber Sicyos angulatus
Common Name
Scientific Name
Genus
Family
Order
Class
LV: Arrangement
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Size
LV: Form
LV: Edge
LV: Apex
LV: Base
LV: Surface
LV: Venation
LV: Color
FL: Parts
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Position
FL: Size
FL: Season
FL: Petals
FL: Sepals
FL: Stamen
FL: Pistil
FL: Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Size
FR: Seed
FR: Color
FR: Season
BU: Scales
BU: Arrangement
BU: Color
BU: Shape
BU: Leaf Scars
ST: Type
ST: Size
ST: Growth
ST: Surface
ST: Color
ST: Pith
ST: Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name
Scientific Name
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
BUDS
STEM
ECOLOGY
IMAGES