Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo var. flexuosus (L.) Naudin, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 4, 11:63. 1859 ((≡) Cucumis flexuosus L. (basionym));  



Cucumis melo var. flexuosus : Cucurbitaceae : Mumbai : 150914 : AK-9 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1).

Seen at a vegetable market in Mumbai during April, 2014.

For validation.

Yes … Snake cucumber, tar

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Thanks, … I think correct name will be Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo var. flexuosus (L.) Naudin

Yes …





Seeking identity of WANGAN from Rajasthan-14032013GS2 : This is another fruit grown in Rajasthan, used like cucumber and often pickled. Please help in its true identity and any other information.

Cucumis melo var. makuwa now known as C. melo susbsp. agrestris var. conomon

The smaller fruit of cucumis family is locally called Saindh kacharia, and it makes tasty pickle.

Finally resolved as Cucumis melo subsp. melo var. flexuosus




GRIN  Flora of Pakistan