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Collection Details

Species: Melothria scabra Naudin

Cucurbitaceae Melothria scabra Naudin
A. K. Neill 3379-CR

Collection Date: 25 March 2003
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 25 March 2003
Institution: NY


Continent: North America

Country: Costa Rica

Region: Heredia

Locality Description: La Selva Biological Station, old plantation site.


Habitat Description: Disturbed secondary forest.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Climbing tree. Leaves scabrous. Fruits pendulous, oblong, greenish-purple, with lines of white speckles. Corollas yellow.

Min. Height: 3 m

Other Data

Project: Flora of Costa Rica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen