Flower Database

Chayote

Basic information
Flower Name
Chayote
Formal Name
Sechim edule
Alias
隼人瓜, 千成瓜, Chayote, christophene, mirliton, vegetable pear
Habitat
Central America and Mexico
Morph
Vines and perennial vegetables
Comment
Chayote, scientific name:Sechim edule, is a vines and perennial vegetables of the Cucurbitaceae Department of Sechium gennus native to Central America and Mexico . The edible fruit. October-unique flowers until frost down a 5 petaled flowers pale yellow. Fruit consisting of flowers after the surface is green or white pear-shaped, and off easily with a knife. Soft bite-shaped protrusions on the surface of the fruit. Origin of the flower name is imported from tropical America, in the Taisho era, Kagoshima-Prefecture, Japan (Hayato country). Many f,ruits are harvested from one, so aliases, also referred to as sennariuli (Sennari melon). How to cook the Peel vinegar, pickles, boiled, fried, eaten. Taste is Loofah and similar materials together and seasoning salt taste becomes dominant, so have a habit of Loofah, but taste is relatively candid.
Common name: Chayote, scientific name:Sechim edule, also known as: Sennari melon, chart, christophene, mirliton, vegetable pear, chayote, chaiyot (French),place of origin: Mexico and Central America, Monoecious and flower color: pale yellow, flowering: October-until the Frost off the fruiting period: October-November, fruit colors: green, white, fruit shape: pear-shaped, fruit length:7.5-10cm
Detailed information
Order
Cucurbitales
Family
Cucurbitaceae
Genus
Sechim
Species
S. edule
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
High cup
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Incised
Flowering place
Color
Cream
Season
Oct Nov
Height
 ~  [cm]
Diameter
 ~