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Plant Details

Accepted name: 
Ecballium elaterium (L.) A.Rich. [Cucurbitaceae]
Source of taxonomy and confidence: 
World Checklist: unpublished records ( Two stars out of three )
Information about this plant: 
Non-scientific name: Class of name: Medicinal source:
acı kavun Other Med. Pl. Trade Turkey (Özhatay et al., 1997)
acıdülek Other Med. Pl. Trade Turkey (Özhatay et al., 1997)
cohombrillo amargo Other Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
cucumber, squirting Other Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
elaterium Other U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
eselsgurke Other Timber Press Plant Names (Erhardt et al., 2009)
exploding cucumber Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
fegous lehmir Other Wild Med. Plants in M'Sila, Algeria (Boudjelal et al., 2013)
jumping cucumber Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
kitha’a al-hameer Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
momordique Other World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
pepinillo del diablo Other Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
petrangourká Other Med. Pl. Use: Monasteries on Cyprus (Lardos & Heinrich, 2013)
pikrangourká Other Med. Pl. Use: Monasteries on Cyprus (Lardos & Heinrich, 2013)
qasā-ol-hemār Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
somāhang Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
spritzgurke Other Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
squirting cucumber Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
squirting cumber Other Wild Med. Pl. Jordan (Al-Qura'n, 2009)
tsakropitílla Other Med. Pl. Use: Monasteries on Cyprus (Lardos & Heinrich, 2013)
tsakrospourtélla Other Med. Pl. Use: Monasteries on Cyprus (Lardos & Heinrich, 2013)
wild cucumber Other U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
πετραγγουρκά Other Modern Pl. Use in Monasteries on Cyprus, 2006-2012 (Lardos, 2016)
πικραγγουρκά Other Modern Pl. Use in Monasteries on Cyprus, 2006-2012 (Lardos, 2016)
τσακροπιτίλλα Other Modern Pl. Use in Monasteries on Cyprus, 2006-2012 (Lardos, 2016)
τσακροσπουρτέλλα Other Modern Pl. Use in Monasteries on Cyprus, 2006-2012 (Lardos, 2016)
سماهنگ Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
قثاء الحمير Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
قثاءالحمار Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)