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Odosicyos bosseri

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 Diameter: 80 centimetres. Rescued by Olaf Pronk, Madagascar.

The flower by Olaf Pronk, Madagascar.

Author: Monique Keraudren, 1981
Origin:  Madagascar
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  1 Meter
Height:  8-10 Meters?
Flower:  Greenish White
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings?
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Ampelosicyos bosseri, H.Schaef. & S.S.Renner,  2011.
Seyrigia bosseri, Keraudren, 1962.

This dioecious member of the Cucurbitaceae family was described by Monique Keraudren in 1980. It is found on Madagascar, growing in a well drained soil with quite some water and not too much sun. The caudex will grow to one meter in diameter, the vines up to ten metres. The flowers are greenish white.

The genera name from Latin odus; 'scent' and the Green sicyos; cucumber. The species name after Jean M. Bosser, 1922-2013, a French botanist and agronomical engineer, working on Madagascar.