Cucumis metuliferus

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Cucumis metuliferus

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. Metuliferi
Species: Cucumis metuliferus

Name[edit]

Cucumis metuliferus E.Mey. ex Schrad., Linnaea 12(4): 406 (1838).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Cucumis tinneanus Kotschy & Peyr.

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
      • Senegal, Benin, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria, SW-Chad, Cameroon, ?Central African Republic, South Sudan, Bioko Isl. (Fernando Poo), Sao Tome, Gabon, Eritrea, ?Ethiopia, S-Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, W-D.R.Congo (Zaire), Uganda, Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa (Limpopo, Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal), Swaziland, Namibia, Botswana

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

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Horned Melon
suomi: Kivakurkku
日本語: ツノニガウリ
português: Pepino Africano ou Chifrudo
中文: 刺角瓜
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