Cucumis anguria

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Cucumis anguria

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cucurbitales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cucurbitaceae
Tribus: Benincaseae
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: C. subg. Cucumis
Sectio: C. sect. Aculeatosi
Species: Cucumis anguria
Varietates: C. a. var. anguria – C. a. var. longaculeatus

Name[edit]

Cucumis anguria L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1011. 1753.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Heterotypic
    • Apodanthera scaberrima Brandegee, Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 10: 188. 1922.
    • Cucumis anguria var. longipes (Hook.f.) A.Meeuse, Blumea Suppl. 4: 200. 1958.
    • Cucumis anguria subsp. longipes (Hook.f.) Greb. in R.Mansfeld, Verz. Landwirtsch. Gärtn. Kulturpfl., ed. 2, 2: 916. 1986.
    • Cucumis angurioides M.Roem., Fam. Nat. Syn. Monogr. 2: 79. 1846.
    • Cucumis arada L. ex Naudin & F.Muell., Select Pl. French ed.: 230. 1887.
    • Cucumis cubensis Gand., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 65: 28. 1918.
    • Cucumis echinatus Moench, Meth. 654. 1794. nom. superfl..
    • Cucumis erinaceus Naudin ex C.Huber, Nursery Cat. (Charles Huber Bros. and Co.) 1864(Cat. Print.): 6. 1864.
    • Cucumis jamaicensis Gand., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 65: 28. 1918.
    • Cucumis longipes Hook.f. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 547. 1871.
    • Cucumis macrocarpos Wender. ex Mart., Reise Bras. 1: 536. 1823.
    • Cucumis parviflorus Salisb., Prod. 157. 1796, nom. superfl.
    • Cucumis subhirsutus subsp. minor P.Browne, Civ. Nat. Hist. Jamaica (ed. 2): 353. 1789.

Homonyms[edit]

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Zaïre
    • Regional: East Tropical Africa
      • Tanzania.
    • Regional: South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Botswana, Namibia, KwaZulu-Natal, Swaziland, Northern Provinces
Source(s) of checklist:

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Cackrey
português: Maxixe
svenska: Anguriagurka
中文: 西印度黄瓜
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