Sechium


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Se´chi`um


n.1.(Bot.) The edible fruit of a West Indian plant (Sechium edule) of the Gourd family. It is soft, pear-shaped, and about four inches long, and contains a single large seed. The root of the plant resembles a yam, and is used for food.
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314 Cucurbitaceae Sechium edule 315 Cucurbitaceae Sechium edule 316 Asteraceae Taraxacum officinale 317 Fabaceae Vicia faba 318 Fabaceae Pisum sativum 319 Cucurbitaceae Cucumis sativus 320 Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita pepo 321 Melastomataceae Bucquetia glutinosa 322 Asteraceae Baccharis latifolia 323 Malvaceae Malva sylvestris 324 Asteraceae Conyza bonariensis 325 Cannaceae Canna indica 326 Piperaceae Peperomia subspathulata 327 Apiaceae Niphogeton glaucescens 328 Rubiaceae Hamelia patens 329 Euphorbiaceae Croton leptostachyus 330 Lamiaceae Clinopodium brownei 331 Oxalidaceae Oxalis sp.
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