Taxon  Report   2508    
Cucumis myriocarpus  Naudin
Gooseberry gourd,  Paddy melon
Cucumis myriocarpus
© 2001 CDFA
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CalPhotos / Calflora
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.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Cucumis myriocarpus
© 2001 CDFA
Genus: Cucumis
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Cucumis myriocarpus
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).