Observations complémentaires sur Xerosicyos pubescens (Cucurbitaceae) de Madagascar

Werner RAUH

fr Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, 4ème série – section B, Adansonia : Botanique, Phytochimie 18 (1-2) - Pages 161-166

Published on 19 July 1996

Additional observations on Xerosicyos pubescens (Cucurbitaceae) in Madagascar

The yet unknown female plants of the big caudiform Cucurbitaceae Xerosicyos pubescens of which M. Keraudren published only male plants, has been found in several localities of SE Madagascar. Structure of the flowers and fruits and ontogenesis of the plant are now described.

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