Species Acanthosicyos naudinianus (Gemsbok cucumber)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Viridiplantae
  • - phylum: Streptophyta
  • -- order: Cucurbitales
  • --- family: Cucurbitaceae
  • ---- species: Acanthosicyos naudinianus
Characteristics:melon plant, creeping growth, yellow flowers, yellow, thorny, oval-shaped fruits of approx. 250 g, fruit and seeds edible, long root tuber
Countries:
BW
Botswana
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
Ecoregions:
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
Links:
References:Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 146
Date: 2005-01-25
Place: Namibia, Omaheke, Pos 17
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2006
Place: Pos 17, Omaheke, Namibia
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2005-01-25
Place: Namibia, Omaheke, Pos 17
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain

Date: 2005-01-25
Place: Namibia, Omaheke, Pos 17
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain

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