African Plant Database

Cucumis humifructus Stent
Protologue : Bothalia 2: 356-359 (1927) [1932]
Information on the genus : Cucumis
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual trailing herb to 2-7 m long.
Ecology : Grassland, woodland; old disturbed grassland; on deep sand; 1350-1800 m alt. Namibia, S. Africa. HOLLMAN, J. (1997). Information needed about the aardvark cucumber (Cucumis humifructus). Bot. Gard. Conserv. News 2(8): 43.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Length 0.5 - 2.5 m. Alt: 800 - 1050 m. Distribution: NAM, GA, LP
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