Cucumis humifructus

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Cucumis humifructus


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. Humifructus
Species: Cucumis humifructus


Cucumis humifructus Stent, Bothalia 2: 356 1927.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Angola, SE-D.R.Congo (Zaire), Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa (Limpopo, Gauteng)

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Stent, S.M., 1927. Bothalia. A Record of Contributions from the National Herbarium, Union of South Africa. Pretoria 2:356.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: aardvark cucumber
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