Coccinia grandis

Scientific Name: Coccinia grandis
Synonym: Bryonia acerifolia, Bryonia alceifolia, Bryonia barbata, Bryonia grandis, Cephalandra grandis, Cephalandra moghadd, Cephalandra schimperi, Coccinia cordifolia, Coccinia helenae, Coccinia loureiriana, Coccinia moghadd, Coccinia moimoi, Coccinia palmatisecta, Coccinia schimperi, Coccinia wightiana, Cucumis pavel, Cucurbita dioica, Momordica bicolor
Common Name: Ivy Gourd
Chinese Name / 中文名: 红瓜 (Hóng guā)
Other Local Name: Pepasan, Timun Tikus (Malay)
Family Name: Cucurbitaceae
Origin: Tropical Asia To Africa
Images Location: Johor, Malaysia
Growth Habit: Climber
Characteristic: A dioecious perennial herbaceous vine with white hairy flowers
Care Requirements: Prefers full sun and little watering.
Uses: Traditional medicinal plant for diabetes.

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