Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C.Jeffrey (Images by Bhagyashri Ranade & Giby Kuriakose) 


In Solena, corolla lobes are very small and somewhat recurved, in Diplocyclos they are very long (tube very small) and spreading;


 
… fruits of Mukia maderaspatana are just about the size of regular pea … while that of Diplocyclos palmatus are quite large in this context … as large as sphere made by 50 paise OR 1 Re coin.


The Cucurbitaceae of India: Accepted names, synonyms, geographic distribution, and information on images and DNA sequences by Susanne S. Renner, Arun K. Pandey. (2013)-

Accepted names:  
Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C. Jeffrey


 

Pl. go through Diplocyclos (‎‎‎‎Cucurbitaceae) page with images of species (done by …) in efloraofindia.

If you find any mis-identification, pl. let us know. If anybody can send images of other species of this genera (for incorporation in the website), if any, it will be really nice.

Also, if anybody is interested to take up the activity of inserting images on efloraofindia pages from efloraofindia posts, pl. let us know.


 
 
 

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