Crescentia cujete L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

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Distribution
Crescentia cujete (rights holder: Dick Culbert) © Dick Culbert

Common Calabash Tree

The Common Calabash Tree (Crescentia cujete) has been cultivated widely throughout the New World tropics since prehistoric times; its exact native range is uncertain. It is a small tree with light green bell-shaped flowers (5 to 6.5 cm long) that are borne singly on stout stalks on the trunk and branches. The flowers are bat-pollinated and are produced irregularly throughout the year. The large fr... Text © Leo Shapiro

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Crescentia
Global Pollen Project UUID
a4c272dd-4ead-4101-b7f4-46885f14aa8b
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
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