Cucumis sacleuxii Paill. & Bois

First published in Bull. Soc. Natl. Acclim. France 37: 371 (1890)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Tropical Africa to Zambia, Madagascar. It is a climbing annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Jeffrey, C. (1967). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Cucurbitaceae: 1-156.
  • Keraudren-Aymonin, M. (1975). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi), Cucurbitaceae: 1-152. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Keraudren-Aymonin, M. (1975). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi), Cucurbitaceae: 1-152. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Keraudren, Fl. Madag. Cucurbitac.: 147 (1966).
  • Paill. & Bois in Rev. Sc. Nat. Appliq. 37: 371, cum tab. (1890)
  • Paill. & Bois, Le Potager d’un Curieux, ed. 2: 96, fig. 15 (1892).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 2006 s.coll [822] Tanzania K000809251 Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Baron, R. [2345] Madagascar K000391174 Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Katende, A.B [963] Uganda K000809250 Yes
Jan 1, 1962 Baron, R. [2346] Madagascar K000391177 Yes
Jeffrey, C. [846] Kenya K:SPC-06936.000 No
Faulkner, H. [2781] Tanzania K:SPC-08090.000 No
Harley, R.M. [9509] Tanzania K:SPC-08091.000 No
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [3553] Tanzania K:SPC-06937.000 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0