Anguria pedatisecta Nees & Mart. [Spelling variant]
Anguria pedisecta Nees & Mart.
Apodanthera pedisecta (Nees & Mart.) Cogn.
Cyclanthera digitata Arn.
Cyclanthera edulis Naudin ex Huber
Momordica pedata L.
Cyclanthera pedata, known as caigua, is a herbaceous vine grown for its edible fruit, which is predominantly used as a vegetable. It is known from cultivation only, and its use goes back many centuries as evidenced by ancient phytomorphic ceramics from Peru depicting the fruits.