African Plant Database

Cucumella kelleri (Cogn.) C. Jeffrey
Information on the genus : Cucumella
Basionym : Oreosyce kelleri Cogn.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cucumis kelleri (Cogn.) Ghebret. & Thulin
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Oreosyce kelleri Cogn. (1896)
 Cucumis kelleri (Cogn.) Ghebret. & Thulin (2007)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cucumella robecchii Chiov. (1929)
=*Cucumis kelleri (Cogn.) H. Schaef. (2007)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Straggling herb or deciduous softly woody climber; stems slender, becoming rather woody and thickened with thin smooth greyish bark and weak spines formed by the persistent petiole bases; rootstock perennial, fibrous, thickened.
Ecology : Deciduous or semi-desert bushland on gypsum or limestone, semi-desert grassland; 175-1080 m alt.
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Record n°25837 modified 2008-07-03
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