EPPO Global Database

Benincasa hispida(BNCHI)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-06

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BNCHI
  • Preferred name: Benincasa hispida
  • Authority: (Thunberg) Cogniaux

Notes

Probably Southern Asia. Widely cultivated for its fruits, e.g. in China and Japan


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Benincasa cerifera Savi

Common names
Name Language
Wachsgurke German
Wachskürbis German
Weißkürbis German
ash pumpkin English
Chinese preserving melon English
Chinese squash English
wax gourd English
white gourd English
calabaza amarilla Spanish
calabaza blanca Spanish
courge à la cire French
トウガン Japanese
tôgan Japanese
dōng guā Chinese
冬瓜 Chinese