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Melothria cf. indica 1

Common Name: 
Mouse cucumber
Date Collected: 
Mon, 02/02/1998
Region: 
South Asia
Location Collected: 
Hallur Shimoga District, KA
India
Collection Type: 
Archaeological
Collection Context: 
Midden
Cultural Affiliation
-1000
to -800
Cultural Period: 
Iron Age
Collection Origin: 
Archaeological Excavation
Origin Details: 
Previously mis-attributed to "Cucumis prophetarum", published in Fuller et al (2004), Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 13: 115-129; Fig. 6H. DOI: 10.1007/s00334-004-0036-9
Species Native Homeland: 
South Asia
Collector: 
Dorian Q Fuller
Taxonomy
Title Type Botanical Part Date Collected
Seed Macro 1 Macro Seed