Cucumis dipsaceus

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Cucumis dipsaceus

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 dipsaceus

Name[edit]

Cucumis dipsaceus Ehrenb., 1838.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Heterotypic
    • Cucumis ambigua Fenzl ex Hook.f., Fl. Trop. Afr. (Oliver et al.) 2: 543. 1871.
    • Cucumis bardana Fenzl ex Naudin, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 4, 11: 25. 1859.
    • Cucumis dasycarpa Hochst. ex A.Rich., Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 291. 1847.

Notes:[edit]

Often cited as "Ehrenb. ex Spach", but no indication "ex" is warranted.

References[edit]

  • Ehrenberg, C.G. 1838. Hist. Nat. Vég. (Spach) 6: 211.
  • Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden. 08 Nov 2010 [1].

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Hedgehog cucumber, hedgehog gourd, teasel gourd, wild cucumber, wild horned melon