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Approximately 75.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
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.
ovoid, 3-5cm. long., GREEN, BLUISH tinge...ripe fr. ejects seeds if touched
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,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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