Checklist: Cucurbitaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Botswana have been excluded.

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Jeffrey, C. (1978) Cucurbitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4   
NamesFZ Divisions
8560.000 OREOSYCE Hook. f.  
Oreosyce africana Hook. f.
Cucumis cecilii N.E. Br.
Cucumis subsericeus Hook. f.
Oreosyce triangularis Cogn.
8562.000 MUKIA Arn.  
Mukia maderaspatana (L.) M. Roem. N
Bryonia cordifolia L.
Bryonia scabrella L.
Coccinia cordifolia (L.) Cogn.
Cucumis maderaspatanus L.
Melothria maderaspatana (L.) Cogn.
Mukia scabrella (L.) Arn.
8564.000 ZEHNERIA Endl.  
Zehneria marlothii (Cogn.) R. Fern. & A. Fern.
Melothria acutifolia Cogn.
Melothria marlothii Cogn.
8564.010 CTENOLEPIS Hook. f.  
Ctenolepis cerasiformis (Stocks) Hook. f. N
Blastania cerasiformis (Stocks) Meeuse
Blastania fimbristipula Kotschy & Perr.
Zehneria cerasiformis Stocks
8568.000 KEDROSTIS Medik.  
Kedrostis abdallai A. Zimm.
Kedrostis capensis (Sond.) A. Meeuse N,SW,SE
Kedrostis crassirostrata Bremek. N,SW,SE
Kedrostis foetidissima (Jacq.) Cogn. N,SW,SE
Kedrostis foetidissima (Jacq.) Cogn. subsp. obtusiloba (Sond.) Meeuse
Trichosanthes foetidissima Jacq.
Zehneria obtusiloba Sond.
Kedrostis leloja (Forssk.) C. Jeffrey N
Kedrostis hirtella (Naudin) Cogn.
Kedrostis natalensis (Hook. f.) Meeuse
Rhynchocarpa hirtella Naud.
Toxanthera kwebensis N.E. Br.
Toxanthera lugardae N.E. Br.
Toxanthera natalensis Hook. f.
Turia leloja J.F. Gmel.
Kedrostis nana (Lam.) Cogn.
var. nana N
8569.000 CORALLOCARPUS Welw. ex Hook. f.  
Corallocarpus bainesii (Hook. f.) A. Meeuse N
Corallocarpus sphaerocarpus Cogn.
Kedrostis bainesii (Hook.f.) Cogn.
Rhynchocarpa bainesii Hook. f.
Corallocarpus schinzii Cogn. ex Schinz
Corallocarpus triangularis Cogn.
Corallocarpus sphaerocarpus var. scaberrimus Cogn.
Corallocarpus welwitschii (Naudin) Hook.f.
Corallocarpus wildii C. Jeffrey
8590.000 ACANTHOSICYOS Welw. ex Hook. f.  
Acanthosicyos naudinianus (Sond.) C. Jeffrey N,SW,SE
Citrullus naudinianus (Sond.) Hook. f.
Colocynthis naudinianus (Sond.) Kuntze
Cucumis naudinianus Sond.
8591.000 MOMORDICA L.  
Momordica balsamina L.
Momordica involucrata E. Mey. ex Sond.
Momordica boivinii Baill.
Raphanistrocarpus boivinii (Baill.) Cogn.
Raphanocarpus boivinii (Baill.) Chiov.
Momordica cardiospermoides Klotzsch
Momordica clematidea Sond.
Momordica kirkii (Hook. f.) C. Jeffrey N
Raphanocarpus kirkii Hook. f.
Momordica repens Bremek.
8598.000 CITRULLUS Schrad. ex Eckl. & Zeyh.  
Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai N
Citrullus vulgaris Eckl. & Zeyh.
Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze
Cucurbita citrullus L.
Momordica lanata Thunb.
8599.000 CUCUMIS L.  
Cucumis africanus L. f.
Cucumis anguria L.
var. anguria N
Cucumis ficifolius sensu Wild
Cucumis longipes Hook. f.
Cucumis anguria L.
var. longaculeatus J.H. Kirkbr. N,SE
Cucumis cinereus (Cogn.) Ghebret. & Thulin
Cucumis hirsutus Sond. N,SE
Cucumis seretioides Suesseng.
Cucumis sonderi Cogn.
Cucumis welwitschii Cogn.
Cucumis kalahariensis Meeuse SW,SE
Cucumis meeusei C. Jeffrey N
Cucumis metuliferus Naudin N,SE
Cucumis metulifer E. Mey. ex Naudin
Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin
subsp. myriocarpus
Cucumis quintanilhae R. Fern. & A. Fern.
Cucumis zeyheri Sond. SE
Cucumis africanus L. f. var. zeyheri (Sond.) Burtt Davy
Cucumis africanus sensu Watt & Breyer-Brandwijk non L. f.
Cucumis ficifolius sensu Watt & Breyer-Brandwijk p.p. non A. Rich.
Cucumis prophetarum L. subsp. zeyheri (Sond.) C. Jeffey
8608.000 TROCHOMERIA Hook. f.  
Trochomeria debilis (Sond.) Hook. f. N,SW,SE
Trochomeria macrocarpa (Sond.) Hook. f.
subsp. macrocarpa SE
8610.000 LAGENARIA Ser.  
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standl.
Cucurbita siceraria Molina
Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naudin
Lagenaria mascarena Naud.
Luffa sphaerica Sond.
Sphaerosicyos sphaericus (Cogn.) Sond.
8628.000 COCCINIA Wight & Arn.  
Coccinia adoensis (A. Rich.) Cogn. N
Coccinia roseiflora Suess.
Momordica adoensis A. Rich.
Coccinia rehmannii Cogn.
Coccinia ovifera Dinter & Gilg
Coccinia sessilifolia (Sond.) Cogn. N,SW,SE
Cephalandra sessilifolia Sond.
Coccinia schinzii Cogn.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Botswana: Checklist: Cucurbitaceae., retrieved 6 December 2023

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