Cucumis metuliferus Naudin

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Records of this taxon from all countries are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
115321016 May 2021MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
T Alegria
MA Hyde
Disturbed ground25, Trafalgar Avenue, Sentosa, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1504Just appeared-17.78930331.0114107
105704429 Mar 2018MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Disturbed ground by wallHarry Pichanick Drive, Alexandra Park10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1535The same plant as in record 105704 photographed 19 days later-17.78445631.0696177
1057031010 Mar 2018MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Disturbed ground by wallHarry Pichanick Drive, Alexandra Park10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1535Plant appeared spontaneously in garden-17.78445631.0696177
107898426 Mar 2017BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
BT Wursten

Climbing over old abandoned hut in woodland at edge of dambo Chironde Camp, Coutada 12, Cheringoma184
0Mozambique1835A4 MS163Very small developing fruit. -18.32906035.3575607
75532002 Sep 2016MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Riverine forestTented camp, by Runde River, Gonarezhou NP1600Zimbabwe2131B4 S301Immature fruit present-21.28337031.9134647
71689117 May 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
J Guyton
BT Wursten
Floodplain/ThicketLake Urema Floodplain Edge, Gorongosa National Park14
0Mozambique1834C4 MS0Vine with lobed, maple-shaped leaves that have stiff hairs. Dark green. Fruits are bright orange when ripe and have long curled spines.-18.92461034.4914407
73301127 Jun 2014BT Wursten
BT Wursten
Disturbed margin of woodland and riverine forestNhascuvo Ranger Camp, Gorongosa National Park.14
0Mozambique1934A1 MS60-19.05841434.2274907
40543528 Apr 2012D Bolnick
In flower bed in garden17, Croborough Road, Mount Pleasant, Harare11Zimbabwe1731C3 C1520Appeared spontaneously in garden, possibly originally cultivated.-17.76697031.0588006
24615224 Sep 2008H Pickering
Deciduous woodlandSouth of Livingstone: gorge swing down the path past the landing platform to where the path flattens out, in thicket before the rocks1200Zambia1725D4 LL789175S8800
27606317 Apr 2008BT Wursten
A Gardiner
Disturbed margin of sand forestNear saw mill, Catapu820Mozambique1835A1 MS82-18.04766335.2068187
95120011 Feb 1956B de Winter
W Marais
B de Winter

Caprivi: Diyona Camp near Nyangana Mission.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0Climber; Notes: Deep grey sandy soil. Climber in grass with tendrils. Flowers yellow. Fruits oblong, armed with blunt spines, deep green marbled round the spines becoming red when ripe. Fruits and peduncles exuding red juice when injured. Diriko: 'tenda'-18.12500021.3750002

Total records found: 11

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Caprivi: Species information: Records of: Cucumis metuliferus., retrieved 18 August 2022

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