Species Cucumis africanus L. f. (African wild cucumber)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Viridiplantae
  • - phylum: Streptophyta
  • -- class: Magnoliopsida
  • --- order: Cucurbitales
  • ---- family: Cucurbitaceae
  • ----- species: Cucumis africanus
Characteristics:creeping growth, runners can grow to a length of 50 m, 7 cm long spiny fruit, can be bitter or sweet
Countries:
BW
Botswana
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
Ecoregions:
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
Links:
References:Van der Walt and le Riche 1999: 115; Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 146
Date: 2006-04-29
Place: Corridor Pos 17, Omaheke, Namibia
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2009-03-15
Place: Inalegolo, Kgalagadi, Botswana
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2009-03-15
Place: Inalegolo, Kgalagadi, Botswana
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain

Date: 2005-02-11
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain

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