Genus:
Cucumis L.

Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. Africa.

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

California, New South Wales, North Caucasus, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 1973 Dehn, G. [746/52], Zimbabwe K000311073 isosyntype Yes
Oct 1, 1973 Dehn, G. [746/52], Zimbabwe K000311074 isosyntype Yes
Wild, H. [36090], Zimbabwe 4632.000 No
Jeffrey, C. 5145.000 No
Willman 6510.000 No

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 11: 22 (1859)

Accepted by

  • (1982). Flora of Australia 8: 1-420. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2015). Flora of North America North of Mexico 6: 1-468. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1978). Flora Zambesiaca 4: 1-658. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) in Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2012). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 3(2): 1-623. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (1982). Flora of Australia 8: 1-420. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2015). Flora of North America North of Mexico 6: 1-468. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1978). Flora Zambesiaca 4: 1-658. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) in Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2012). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 3(2): 1-623. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

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