Zehneria

Zehneria

 

a genus of herbaceous lianas of the family Cucurbitaceae. There are about 30 Old World species, distributed mainly in southern Africa. The most commonly cultivated species is Z. scabra, which has white-spotted leaves and small white stellate flowers with a musky fragrance. The genus Zehneria is often united with the genus Melotria.

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Redefinition of Zehneria and four new related genera (Cucurbitaceae), with an enumeration of the Australasian and Pacific species.