Cucumber (scientific name: Cyclanthera pedata (L.) Schrad.) is a plant of the Cucurbitaceae family. Annual climbing herb; stem stout, much branched, furrowed, glabrous. The petiole is stout, furrowed, glabrous, 5-15 cm long; the leaf blade is ornithoid 5-lobed, the middle lobe is longer, oval or oblong-lanceolate, 7-16 cm long, 2-6 cm wide . Male flowers: born in panicles, rachis slender, 10-23 cm long, furrowed, glabrous; stamen filaments are extremely short, connected into a central axis column, anther ring-shaped, disc-shaped, 1.5-2 mm in diameter. Female flowers: solitary, twin and clustered in leaf axils with inflorescences; calyx and corolla are male flowers. The fruit is narrowly oblong to narrowly oblong, 5-7 cm long, 2.5-3 cm in diameter, with a narrow base, with 8-10 seeds. Seeds are dark brown, nearly oblong, 10-12 mm long, 7-8 mm wide, tapered at the base, 2 small cusps at the top, and small teeth at the edge. Flowering and fruiting seasons in summer and autumn.
Native to South and Central America. It is cultivated in Tibet and Yunnan, China. It belongs to short-day plants. It likes light but not shade, likes temperature and heat, but not cold. It is afraid of frost in the seedling stage, and likes humidity and cannot tolerate waterlogging.
Latin name: Cyclanthera pedata var. edulis Cogn
Alias: Garila, Spicy Melon, Spicy Melon
Kingdom: Plant Kingdom
Main value: Seedlings and fruits of small melon are eaten as vegetables.
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