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

Malesia, Australia. Widely cultivated for its fruits. Introduced in Indian peninsula, China, Japan, Indochina, Caribbean, South America (Venezuela) 


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Benincasa cerifera Savi

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