Bryonia cretica L. subsp. dioica Jacq. (White Bryony)

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White Bryony


Bryonia dioica

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Bryonia cretica L. subsp. dioica Jacq. – (White Bryony)

Perennial climbing herb of the Gourd Family –Cucurbitaceae– up to 4 m. Slim, brislly, weak stems. Leaves with five lobes, opposite to non – ligneous tendrils. Pale green flowers, dioecious; male ones till 1’8 cm with peduncle, smaller tnat the female ones which almost appear without peduncles. Trilobate stigmas. The fruit is a red berry till 1 cm in diameter.

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22 April, 2019

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