Zanonia

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Zanonia
Zanonia indica 02.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Zanonieae
Genus: Zanonia
L.
Species:
Z. indica
Binomial name
Zanonia indica
L.
Synonyms

Zanonia is a monotypic genus in the flowering plant family Cucurbitaceae (the cucumber, squash, and pumpkin family).

The only species is Zanonia indica, a medium-sized liana found in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia east to New Guinea. It has a number of subspecies.[1]

At one time a number of Alsomitra species were classified among the Zanonia.

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