Leaky dioecy in a plant of C. megarrhiza. The plant was flowering male (the bud on the left) through the season, but a single female flower developed (the second flower on this node was male). The flower was receptive and produced a normal-sized fruit and normal-shaped seeds. The probracts (left node) are spoon-shaped, the tendrils are purplish.

  Part of: Holstein N (2015) Monograph of Coccinia (Cucurbitaceae). PhytoKeys 54: 1-166. https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.54.3285