- Flower nameTrichosanthes
- Scientific nameTrichosanthes cucumerina
- Alias蛇瓜, snake gourd
- Place of originInd
- Place of floweringSubtropical region
- Flowering seasonJuly, August, September
What is Trichosanthes
snake gourd（scientific name: Trichosanthes cucumerina is an annual vine vegetable plant of the trichosanthes , of the family cucurbitaceae native to Ind. From late summer to early autumn evening to early next morning, a beautiful white lace-like flower resembling a craphori will bloom. However, the shape of the fruit differs greatly, red ovoid fruits are made, but this species makes green fruit crowned like a serpentine like a snake. If it grows to about 50 cm, it will be edible as a vegetable.
Common name: snake gourd, scientific name: Trichosanthes cucumerina, synonym: Trichosanthes anguina, also known as snake gourd, Nagamino karasu-uri, plant height: 3-5 m, leaf shape: palm shape, leaf diameter: 25 cm, Leaves: Alternate, Gender Equality, Male Flower: Summary Inflorescence, Female Flower: Single Flower, Flowering Season: July - September, Wreath Corolla: 5 Fissures Laminated Long, Fruit Length: 30-200 cm, Fruit Color : Green → red, use: shade shelf, vegetables.