African Plant Database

Cucumella engleri (Gilg) C. Jeffrey
Protologue : Kew Bull. 15: 350 (1962)
Notes : Often confused with C. jeffreyana
Information on the genus : Cucumella
Basionym : Kedrostis engleri Gilg
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cucumis engleri (Gilg) Ghebret. & Thulin (- fide Novon 17: 177 (2007).)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Kedrostis engleri Gilg (1904)
 Cucumis engleri (Gilg) Ghebret. & Thulin (2007)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Trailing or climbing perennial herb with tough stems, 14-17 cm long.
Ecology : Grassland; woodland with Albizia zygia, Combretum collinum, etc. recently burnt; bushland; dry areas; 300-2500 m alt. Often confused with C. jeffreyana.
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Record n°25836
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