Taxon  Report   2508 
Cucumis myriocarpus  Naudin
Gooseberry gourd,  Paddy melon
Cucumis myriocarpus
© 2001 CDFA
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Cucumis myriocarpus, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Cucumis myriocarpus
© 2001 CDFA
Genus: Cucumis
escaped cultivar
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 21, 2018).

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