African Plant Database

Cucumis pustulatus Naudin ex Hook. f.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 544 (1871)
Information on the genus : Cucumis
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cucumis figarei var. ficifolius Naudin (1859) fide Kikbride 1993
=*Cucumis figarei auct. non Del. ex Naudin
=*Cucumis pustulatus var. viridis Maire (1933)
=Cucumis pustulatus var. minor Terracino
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Trailing or scandent perennial herb to 2 m long, with a woody rootstock.
Ecology : Deciduous Acacia woodland, Acacia-Commiphora bushland; abandoned cultivated fields; sometimes as a weed in fields; 0- 2200 m alt. Saudi Arabia, Yemen.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 143 (2000).

Bibliography other :
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique
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Record n°26123 created 2008-10-21 - modified 2008-10-21
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