Cucumber Family : CUCURBITACEAE (DILLENIIDAE) in Australia
including Bryoniaceae, Cyclantheraceae, Nhandirobaceae, and Zanoniaceae

Flower
Families
Flowers in Australia
  
  
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Plants in Australia Plant
Classes

Benincasa hispida
Hairy Melon
Hurstville, January 2012

Citrullus lanatus
Water Melon
Burwood, August 2006

Citrullus reticulatus
Cantaloupe
Burwood, August 2006

Cucumis melo
Honeydew Melon
Burwood, August 2006

Cucumis sativus
Cucumber
Photo: courtesy of Trevor Jinks,
Upper Burnett, April 2010

Cucurbita maxima
Jap Pumpkin
Burwood, August 2006

Cucurbita moschata
Butternut Pumpkin
Burwood, August 2006

Cucurbita pepo
Zuccini, Marrow
Burwood, August 2006

Luffa acutangula
Sin-Qua
Burwood, October 2006

Momordica charantia
Bitter Melon
Burwood, August 2006

Sechium edule
Choko, Chayote
Burwood, August 2006

Plants in CUCURBITACEAE are the foodplants of a number of caterpillars of Moths in Australia, including:


Anadevidia peponis

Diaphania indica

Tiracola plagiata

Euproctis melanosoma

Megalorhipida leucodactylus

Sphenarches anisodactylus

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(updated 4 January 2013, 16 September 2015)