Cucumis messorius (C.Jeffrey) Ghebret. & Thulin

First published in Novon 17: 177 (2007)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Kenya. It is a scrambling perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jeffrey, C. (1967). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Cucurbitaceae: 1-156.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1993 Cole, E. [10465] Kenya Myrmecosicyos messorius K000354086 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1992 Verdcourt, B.; Polhill [4005] Kenya Myrmecosicyos messorius K000354087 Yes
Jun 1, 1965 Bogdan, A. [980] Kenya Myrmecosicyos messorius K000242635 Holotype Yes
Luke, P.A.; Luke, W.R.Q.; Dodds, M. [6164] Kenya Myrmecosicyos messorius K000354085 Yes
Bogdan, A.V. [980] Kenya Myrmecosicyos messorius K:SPC-04655.000 Holotype No
Verdcourt, B. [4005] Kenya Myrmecosicyos messorius K:SPC-26033.000 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
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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