EPPO Global Database

Trichosanthes cucumerina(TTHCU)

Overview
Code created in: 1999-09-23

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: TTHCU
  • Preferred name: Trichosanthes cucumerina
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, Australia. Cultivated as a vegetable. Introduced in western Africa, Madagascar


Common names
Name Language
club gourd English
serpent gourd English
snake gourd English
Haarblume German
Schlangengurke German
concombre serpent French
couleuvre végétale French
patole French
serpent végétal French
cabaça-cobra Portuguese
chachenda Hindi
chichinda Hindi
चचेंडा Hindi
चिचिण्डा Hindi