Family: Marrow [Cucurbitaceae]


Bryonia

Citrullus

Cucumis

Cucurbita

Ecballium

Lagenaria

Sicyos

The only member of the Marrow Family that is native is White Bryony (Black Bryony belongs to a different family altogether, the Yam Family).
All the other members of the Marrow Family, which includes Marrow, Melon, Pumpkin, Cucumber, Water Melon, and Squirting Cucumber are grown as vegatables, have yellow flowers, and frequently escape.



[BRYONIA] White Bryony

White Bryony. (Bryonia dioica) Photo: © RWD



[CUCURBITA] Marrows

Courgette (Cucurbita pepo) Photo: © RWD

Family: Marrow [Cucurbitaceae]

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