African Plant Database


Cucumis zeyheri Sond.
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Information on the genus : Cucumis
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cucumis africanus var. zeyheri (Sond.) Burtt Davy
 Cucumis prophetarum subsp. zeyheri (Sond.) C. Jeffrey
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with fibrous woody tuberous rootstock; stems prostrate or rarely scandent.
Ecology : Open woodland and grassland; also a weed of cultivated land; 300-1650 m alt. S. Africa, Swaziland, Botswana.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Length 0.5 - 2 m. Alt: 60 - 1900 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 26084
 
Record n°26084
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