Family Cucurbitaceae

Most of the plants in this family are annual vines but there are also woody lianas, thorny shrubs, and trees .

Genera in the family Cucurbitaceae of plants


Cucumella - Cucumis is a genus of twining, tendril-bearing plants in the Cucurbitaceae family which includes the cucumber, true melons, the horned melon, and Cucumis anguria, the West Indian gherkin.


Cucurbita - Cucurbita is a genus in the gourd family Cucurbitaceae first cultivated in the Americas and now used in many parts of the world.

Dendrosicyos - Dendrosicyos is a monotypic genus in the Cucurbitaceae.


Eureiandra - Euryandra Hook.


Momordica - Momordica is a genus of about 60 species of annual or perennial climbers herbaceous or rarely small shrubs belonging to the family Cucurbitaceae, natives of tropical and subtropical Africa and Asia and Australia.