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A plant from Zelenelisty.cz.


The flower by Tomáš Procházka, Bz-uk.cz.

Author: 

Monique Keraudren, 1968

Family: 

CUCURBITACEAE

Origin: 

Madagascar

Soil: 

Limestome Gravel

Water: 

Medium

Sun: 

Minimum - Medium

Thickness: 

4 Centimetres?

Height: 

50 Centimetres

Flower: 

Brownish-Yellow

Propagate: 

Seeds/Cuttings

Names: 

-

Synonyms: 

-

This member of the Cucurbitaceae family was given this name by Monique Keraudren in 1967. It is found in Madagascar's limestone areas, growing in a well drained soil with some water and not that much sun. The caudex might grow to four centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 50 centimetres in height. The flowers are brownish-yellow.

The genera is named after A. Seyrig, a French entomologist. The species is named after Julien Marnier-Lapostolle, 1902-1976, a French explorer botanist.


The stem by Salicyna, Wikipedia.org.