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Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis

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Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis, the fruit widely known as "cantaloupe" throughout the U.S. is actually muskmelon. Cantaloupes are members of the cucurbit family of plants (Cucurbitaceae) that also includes cucumbers, pumpkins, squashes, gourds, and a long list of melons.

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Lagenaria siceraria
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Lagenaria siceraria is a vine grown for its fruit, which can either be harvested young and used as a vegetable, or harvested mature, dried, and used as a bottle, utensil, or pipe. The fresh fruit has a light green smooth skin and a white flesh.

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Lablab purpureus
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The Lablab purpureus grows as a vine, producing purple flowers and striking electric-purple coloured seed pods. It is a good choice for a quick screen on a trellis or fence.

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Impatiens balsamina

Image of Impatiens balsaminaImpatiens balsamina is an annual plant growing to 20–75 cm tall, with a thick, but soft stem. Their leaves are spirally-arranged, 2.5–9 cm long and 1–2.5 cm broad, with a deeply toothed margin.

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Hygrophila auriculata

Image of Hygrophila auriculataHygrophila auriculata is an annual herb or under shrub, it grows to a height of about 60 cms. Generally the plant is found on wet places. Their stem is square and thickened at nodes and hairy. The bark is dark brown.

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Heliotropium indicum

Image of Heliotropium indicumHeliotropium indicum is a common weed in waste places and settled areas. It is an annual, erect, branched plant that can grow to a height of about 15 to 50 cm. It has a hairy stem, bearing alternating ovate to oblong-ovate leaves.

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Helianthus annuus

Image of Helianthus annuusHelianthus annuus, that possess a large inflorescence (flowering head). Their leaves alternate and have no stipules, flowers in compact heads with 5 stamens, the heads often appear as the flowers when actually some have ray flowers and small tube flowers in central disk, under each flower head is a small grouping of leaflets, known as bracts.

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Gomphrena globosa

Image of Gomphrena globosaGomphrena globosa is an annual plant that grows up to 24 inches in height. The narrow oblong leaves are opposite, 4-6 inches (10-15 cm) long. Their leaves at first are wooly white, becoming sparsely white and hairy as they age.

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Gnaphalium luteo-album

Image of Gnaphalium luteo-albumGnaphalium luteo-album is a cosmopolitan weed.It grows as an erect herb up to 70 centimetres high, branching from the base.

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Euryale ferox

Image of Euryale feroxEuryale ferox is the only species in the genus Euryale. It is a flowering plant classified in the water lily family. It grows in water, producing bright purple flowers.

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