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Ecballium elaterium
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Ecballium elaterium
2.50 gram for 18 Euros
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Ecballium elaterium
5 gram for 30 Euros
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Ecballium elaterium
10 gram for 54 Euros
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Ecballium elaterium
25 gram for 124 Euros
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Ecballium elaterium
100 gram for 366 Euros
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Ecballium elaterium
1000 gram for 2407 Euros
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Ecballium elaterium

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 69846

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Ecballium elaterium is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F   (-6.5° to -1°C)
Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence: YELLOW, 2 cm., m. racemes, f. sol.
Fruit: ovoid, 3-5cm. long., GREEN, BLUISH tinge...ripe fr. ejects seeds if touched
Foliage: 4-15cm., 5 lobed
Height, in meters: 0.25
Height, in feet: 0.83
Ecballium elaterium seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Parts of Ecballium elaterium are considered toxic.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Ecballium elaterium:
Momordica elateria, Momordica elaterium, 

Common names for Ecballium elaterium:

(tox WHO Ib),  (tox:cucurbitacin E & I triterpenoids),  Cohombrillo Amargo,  Cornichon sauvage,  Esekhiyari,  Exploding Cucumber,  Giscet (Oc),  Momordique,  Pepinillo del Diablo,  Pepino-Selvagem,  Springgurke,  Spritzgurke,  Squirting Cucumber, 


Ecballium elaterium is included in the following
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