Calflora
Taxon  Report   8533 
Cucumis anguria  L.
West indian gherkin
Cucumis anguria, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Family: CUCURBITACEAE  
Genus: Cucumis
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
 
More information about  Cucumis anguria
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (CUAN)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2017).

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