Ecballium elaterium

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Noun1.Ecballium elaterium - Mediterranean vine having oblong fruit that when ripe expels its seeds and juice violently when touchedEcballium elaterium - Mediterranean vine having oblong fruit that when ripe expels its seeds and juice violently when touched
gourd vine, gourd - any vine of the family Cucurbitaceae that bears fruits with hard rinds
Ecballium, genus Ecballium - exploding cucumber; squirting cucumber
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and Nakai), cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.), squirting cucumber (E. elaterium) and bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Stadl.)] was investigated.
lanatus, Cucumis sativus L., E. elaterium, and Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Stadl.
[24], isolated Squirting Cucumber Mosaic Virus from E. elaterium. They reported that this virus can infect other commercially important cucurbit.