Guadeloupe Cucumber (Melothria pendula)


Melothria Pendula, or more commonly know as Guadeloupe Cucumber, is a vine forb/herb of the genus Melothria. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Melothria Pendula or Guadeloupe Cucumber's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Melothria
  • Family: Cucurbitaceae
  • Order: Violales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N) VI (N)
  • State T/E Status: IL (T) IN (X) MD (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: IL (squirting cucumber) IN (creeping cucumber) MD (creeping cucumber)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC- FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC) 2(FACW-) 3(FAC-) 5(NI) 6(FAC) C(FACW)

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