Ecballium elaterium (L.) A. Rich.
Bessler, B., Hortus Eystettensis (1613)
Hort. Eystett.

vol. 3 (1620)
t. 286 f. 1
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Ecballium elaterium (L.) A. Rich.

binominal name:
Ecballium elaterium (L.) A. Rich.
binominal name (basionym):
Momordica elaterium L.
name recognized (basionym):
Momordica elaterium L.
cited non-linnean names:
Cucumis asininus
Cucumis sylvestris Tragius

drawing: B. Besler
family: Cucurbitaceae
subfamily: Cucurbitoideae
tribe: Benincaseae
epithet: elaterius,-a,-um

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homotypic synonyms:
Bryonia elaterium (L.) E.H.L.Krause; Momordica elaterium L.;
heterotypic synonyms:
Ecballium agreste Rchb.; Ecballium officinale T.Nees; Ecballium officinarum Rich. ex M. Roemer; Ecballium purgans Schrader; Elaterium cordifolium Moench; Momordica elastica Salisb.;
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