Botanical name: Cucumis maderaspatanus Family: Cucurbitaceae (Pumpkin family)
Synonyms: Mukia maderaspatana
An annual sparse climber that spreads over vegetation. Symmetrical ovate leaves, angularly shallowly to deeply 3-5 lobed, are 3-9 cm long. Flowers yellow 1 cm across. Pea-sized fruits are green, turning to orange and then red, as they mature. Flowering: April-October.
Identification credit: Dinesh Valke
The flower labeled Madras Pea Pumpkin is ...