Chayote

Sechim edule

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  • Flower name
    Chayote
  • Scientific name
    Sechim edule
  • Aliasセンナリウリ, 隼人瓜, 千成瓜, チャーテ, チャヨテ, シャイヨット, Chayote, christophene, mirliton, vegetable pear
  • Place of originCentral America and Mexico
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonOctober, November

What is Chayote

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


  • Eye
    Cucurbitales
  • Family
    Cucurbitaceae
  • Genus
    Sechim
  • Species
    S. edule
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    High cup-shaped
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Toothed
  • Life typeVines and perennial vegetables
  • Flower colorsYellow cream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height ~ cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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