African Plant Database


Cucumis metuliferus E. Mey. ex Naudin
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Information on the genus : Cucumis
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual climbing or trailing herb with a woody rootstock.
Ecology : Deciduous woodland and bushland, wooded grassland, grassland; river sides; semi-evergreen forest; ± 100-1800 m alt. ? Sometimes cultivated. Botswana, S. Africa, Namibia; Yemen.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb, Climber- Ht 0.5 - 3 m. Alt: 210 - 960 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 4 (1986).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 26074
 
Record n°26074 modified 2007-04-04
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