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Sicana odorifera E Andre 1890.jpg
Sicana odorifera
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus: Sicana

Sicana is a small genus of flowering plants in the family Cucurbitaceae. There are three or four species, found in rainforest and secondary scrub in the Caribbean and Central America.[2]


According to Hanno Schaefer and Susanne Renner, there are four species in the genus.[2] As of March 2016, The Plant List gave only three accepted species:[3]


  1. ^ "Plant Name Details for Sicana Naudin", The International Plant Names Index, retrieved 2016-03-02 
  2. ^ a b Schaefer, Hanno & Renner, Susanne S. (2011), "Phylogenetic relationships in the order Cucurbitales and a new classification of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae)" (PDF), Taxon, 60 (1): 122–138, retrieved 2016-03-02 
  3. ^ "Search results for Sicana", The Plant List, retrieved 2016-03-02