Genus: Cucumis

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Last Modified 04/29/2013

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List of Cucumis Species

General Discussion

Collections of apparently adventive Cucumis or Curcurbita spp. have been made in the New York metropolitan region; further research is needed to determine which species these are.

References to Cucumis

  • Ghebretinsae, A. G. 2007. Relationships of cucumbers and melons unraveled: molecular phylogenetics of Cucumis and related genera (Benincaseae, Cucurbitaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 94: 156-1266.
  • Kirkbride, J. H. 1993. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae). Parkway Publ., Boone, NC. , 159 pages. (ISBN 0963575201)