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Citrullus ecirrhosus Cogn.


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Citrullus ecirrhosus

Image 1
Habit
19 Sep 2013

Citrullus ecirrhosus

Image 2
Leaves
19 Sep 2013



Family: Curcurbitaceae
Full name: Citrullus ecirrhosus Cogn.
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): Namib tsamma, Woestyntsamma, Bitter appel
English common name(s): Namib tsamma, Tsamma melon, Bitter apple
Synonym(s): -
Status: Near-endemic
Description: 3 m, Namib Tsamma is a South African, annual creeping to climbing vine with large, ornamental fruits (non-edible).
Link(s) African Plant Database
JSTOR Plant Science
Kew Herbarium Catalogue
BGBM Berlin-Dahlem - Virtual Herbarium
Züricher Herbarien
iSpot:  223034 
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
Content last updated: 01 Jul 2014


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