Cucumis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cucurbitales
Classification System: APG III (down to family level)

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Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Cucurbitales

Familia: Cucurbitaceae
Subfamilia: Cucurbitoideae
Tribus: Melothrieae
Subtribus: Cucumerinae
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenera: C. subg. Cucumis – C. subg. Humifructus

Name[edit]

Cucumis L., 1753

Synonyms[edit]

  • Heterotypic
    • Cucumella Chiov., Fl. Somala 1: 183. 1929.
    • Dicaelosperma E.G.O.Müll. & Pax, orth. var.
    • Dicaelospermum C.B.Clarke, orth. var.
    • Dicoelospermum C.B.Clarke, Fl. Brit. India (J.D.Hooker) 2(6): 605, 630. 1879.
    • Hymenosicyos Chiov., Ann. Bot. (Rome) 9: 62. 1911.
    • Melo Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4.. 1754.
    • Mukia Arn., Madras J. Lit. Sci. 12: 50. 1840.
    • Myrmecosicyos C.Jeffrey, Kew Bull. 15: 357. 1962.
    • Oreosyce Hook.f., Fl. Trop. Afr. (Oliver & al.) 2: 548. 1871.

References[edit]

  • Linnaeus, C. 1753: Species Plantarum 2: 1011.
  • Renner, S. & Schaefer, H. 2008. Phylogenetics of Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) as understood in 2008. Genome 49: 219-229.
  • Schaefer, H. 2007. Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) must include Cucumella, Dicoelospermum, Mukia, Myrmecosicyos, and Oreosyce: A recircumscription based on nuclear and plastid DNA data. Blumea 52:165–177.
  • USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Cucumis and its species list in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed on 11 February 2009.

Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Wildekomkommers
Deutsch: Gurken
norsk bokmål: Agurker
polski: Ogórek
suomi: Kurkut
svenska: Gurksläktet