African Plant Database

Cucumella jeffreyana J.H. Kirkbr.
Protologue : Brittonia, 46(3): 168 (1994)
Notes : Often confused with C.engleri
Information on the genus : Cucumella
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cucumis kirkbridei Ghebret. & Thulin (- fide Novon 17: 177 (2007).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cucumis kirkbridei Ghebret. & Thulin (2007)
=*Cucumis kirkbrideana H. Schaef. (2007)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing or trailing herb, stems 1-2 m long.
Ecology : Acacia-Terminalia and Acacia-Commiphora bushland; ecology uncertain in Fl. Zambes. area; wooded grassland, cultivated land; 120-2700 m alt. Often confused with C. engleri.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°25840
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