Cucumis africanus L. f.

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: africanus: of Africa.
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Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 239. (Includes a picture).

Jeffrey, C. (1978). Cucurbitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 465. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 53.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cucumis africanus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cucumis africanus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cucumis africanus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cucumis africanus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cucumis africanus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cucumis africanus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cucumis africanus
iNaturalist: Cucumis africanus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cucumis africanus
JSTOR Plant Science: Cucumis africanus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cucumis africanus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cucumis africanus
Plants of the World Online: Cucumis africanus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cucumis africanus
Tropicos: Cucumis africanus
Wikipedia: Cucumis africanus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Cucumis africanus., retrieved 10 July 2020

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