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Striped Cucumber


Photos: Courtesy of  Damon Ramsey

Striped Cucumber, Diplocyclos palmatus

  • This is a thin-stemmed twiner. The fruits are very distinctive minature watermelon like fruits, that start green with white blotched stripes and ripen to bright red orange.

  • They have many small whitish seeds and are toxic.

  • They are very widespread, found in wetter forests throughout tropical australia, asia, the Pacific and Africa.

Script: Courtesy of  Damon Ramsey BSc.(Zool) Biologist Guide


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