Echinopepon coulteri (A.Gray) Rose
  • Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb.
  • Coulter’s wild balsam apple


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Echinopepon coulteri (A.Gray) Rose. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000661849. Accessed on: 21 Oct 2021'

General Information

Stems 0.5–4 m, sparsely short-villous, hairs eglandular. Leaf blades mostly orbiculate, deeply to shallowly lobed, 4–5(–7) cm wide, base broadly cordate, margins entire or slightly sinuate-denticulate, surfaces sparsely hispid abaxially, hispid especially on veins adaxially. Inflorescences: staminate flowers in simple racemes 5–14(–20) cm. Flowers: sepals linear to subulate; petals oblong to deltate, 4–6 mm, apex emarginate, surfaces glabrous or sparsely pubescent, eglandular, not punctate, corolla campanulate, 8–12 mm diam.; anther thecae recurved. Capsules 2–3 × 1.2 cm, surface and prickles eglandular-pubescent, beak 5–8 mm, prickles mostly 3–5 mm. Seeds with elliptical depression on each surface.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Coulter’s wild balsam apple

     Information From

    Cucurbitaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).