African Plant Database

Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin
Information on the genus : Cucumis
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin subsp. myriocarpus
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cucumis dissectifolius Naudin
=Cucumis merxmuelleri Suess. (1951)
Taxon infra-specific
Cucumis myriocarpus subsp. leptodermis (Schweick.) C. Jeffrey & P. Halliday
Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin subsp. myriocarpus
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb with prostrate or scandent stems to 2 m long, developing a thin pallid bark when older.
Ecology : Weed of cultivated land; ± 950 m alt. Botswana, S. Africa; adventiceous in Australia and S Europa.
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see under chg
carte afrique num 175314
Record n°175314
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