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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Cucurbitales

Familia: Cucurbitaceae
Tribus: Sicyoeae
Genus: Echinocystis
Species: E. lobata

Echinocystis Torr. & A.Gray, 1840, nom. cons.
Typus: E. lobata
(Michx.) Torr. & A.Gray
monotypic taxon


Echinocystis sect. Euechinocystis Cogn., Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. Belgique 28: 87. 1878.
Hexameria Torr. & A.Gray, Torr. Rep. Pl. N. York 137, 1839, nom. illeg. non R.Br. (1838).
Micrampelis Raf., Med. Repos. ser. 2, 5: 350. 1808, nom. rej.

Primary references

Torrey, J. & Gray, A. 1840. A Flora of North America (Torr. & A. Gray) 1: 542.

Additional references

Farr, E. R. & Zijlstra, G. (eds.) 1996-. Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). 2010 Nov 06 [1].


Hassler, M. 2019. Echinocystis. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Dec 30. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Echinocystis. Published online. Accessed: Dec 30 2019.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Echinocystis in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Dec 30. Reference page. 2019. Echinocystis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Dec 30.

Vernacular names
Deutsch: Stachelgurken
polski: Kolczurka

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