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Waxgourd (Benincasa hispida)

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Benincasa Hispida, or more commonly know as Waxgourd, is a vine forb/herb of the genus Benincasa. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Benincasa Hispida or Waxgourd's floral region is Hawaii, specifically in the state of Hawaii.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Benincasa
  • Family: Cucurbitaceae
  • Order: Violales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb
  • Native Status: HI (I)


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