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Cucumber, Striped; Native Bryony

Halbi Name
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Striped Cucumber
Scientific name Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C.Jeffrey
Family
Season Kharif
Description
Plant A slender vine not exceeding a stem diameter of 2 cm.
Leaves Leaf blades deeply palmately lobed with 5 major lobes, petioles long. Unpleasant odour when crushed. Upper surface clothed in scattered scabrid hairs. Tendrils 2- branched, leaf-opposed. Photo Gallery
Flower Usually one female flower and three male flowers in each leaf axil. Hypanthium, calyx lobes long, bases inflated, lobes spreading. Petals long, densely hairy on the inner surface.
Fruit/ seed Fruits ovoid to ellipsoid, surface ornamented with irregular longitudinal markings. Seeds about 6-10 per fruit, seed irregularly shaped, vaguely like tear drops or bird skulls.
Habitat and distribution Fence, boundaries walls
Flowering and fruiting September-December
Associated with Vine flora
Habit
Inflorescence

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