New Strange Fruit

Discussion in 'Plants: Identification' started by ariani, Oct 6, 2014.

  1. ariani

    ariani Active Member 10 Years

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    ID please!
    Someone gave me this fruit.
     

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  2. Axel

    Axel Active Member

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    Possibly Echinocystis lobata.
     
  3. ariani

    ariani Active Member 10 Years

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    No it's not Echinocystis lobata
     
  4. Axel

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    What about Sechium? Although it tends to be more pear shaped.
     
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    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Gomphocarpus sp.?
     
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    lorax Rising Contributor 10 Years

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    Gomphocarpus for me as well.
     
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    I'm not sure what is clinging on the pedicel but I don't think that should be there if it was Gomphocarpus.
     
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    Eric La Fountaine Contributor UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    ariani Active Member 10 Years

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    Its Sechium
     

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