Sechium edule

Sechium edule
Chayote Cha"yo"te 1. a tropical West Indian vine ({Sechium edule}) of the gourd family, which bears small white flowers and produces an edible fruit. [PJC]

2. the edible fruit of the {chayote[1]} vine, having a pear shape with a furrowed skin, and usually green or white. It is also called {choyote}, {christophene}, {mirliton}, and {vegetable pear} [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Sechium edule — Sechium Se chi*um, n. [NL.: cf. F. s[ e]chion; perhaps formed fr. Gr. ? cucumber.] (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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sechium edule —   Chayotera (planta) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sechium edule — Chayote Früchte der Chayote auf dem Markt Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpollen Zweikeimblättrige (Rosopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sechium edule — Chayote Chayote …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sechium edule — ? Чайот Научная классификация Царство: Растения Отдел: Magnoliophyta Класс …   Википедия

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  • Sechium edule — ID 76900 Symbol Key SEED Common Name chayote Family Cucurbitaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution HI, LA, PR Growth Habit Vine, Forb/herb Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Sechium Edule — Sw. Chayote (E,P); Alchoncha (C); Cidrapapa (C); Cidrayote (C); Huisquila (C) . Leaves and young shoots contain about 4% protein. The seeds are also eaten …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • SECHIUM EDULE SWARTZ - ЧАЙОТ, МЕКСИКАНСКИЙ ОГУРЕЦ — см. 925. Многолетнее растение. S. edule Swartz Чайот, Мексиканский огурец Fl. Ind. осc. 2 (1800) 1150. Букасов (1930) 319, рис. Гутиев (1951) 80. Молодожинков (1959) 158, рис. Мазурченко (1959) 70, рис. S y n. Sicyos edulis Jacq.; Chayota edulis… …   Справочник растений

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