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Author of this page: Panos & Stavros.


Photo by Panos & Stavros.

Author: Monique Keraudren, 1960
Origin:  Southwest Madagascar
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  3 Centimetres
Height:  40 Centimetres
Flower:  White
Propagate:  Seeds/Root Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Cucurbitaceae family was described by Monique Keraudren in 1960. It is found on south-western Madagascar, growing in well drained soil with some water and some sun. The potato-like roots can grow to three centimetres in diameter, the branches to 40 centimetres height. The flowers are white.

The genera is named after A. Seyrig, a French entomologist. The species is named for the many flowers.

Photo by Panos & Stavros.