African Plant Database

Cucumis sativus L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 1012 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Cucumis
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cucumis esculentus Salisb. (1796)
=Cucumis muricatus Willd. (1805)
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb, Vine; distribution: Africa. Comoros,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:198 (2012)
  • CÉSAR J. & C. CHATELAIN (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména : 371

Bibliography other :
  • UMOH O. T. & M. E. BASSEY (2021). Morphology and distribution of species of the family Cucurbitaceae in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria Phytotaxa 508(2): 110
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