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Taxon: Cucumis sativus L.

Genus: Cucumis subgenus: Cucumis section: Cucumis
Family: Cucurbitaceae tribe: Benincaseae.
Nomen number: 404426
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1012. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 06-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Nov-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 102 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • brown-netted cucumber   (Source: Phytoneuron ) – English   [Cucumis sativus var. sikkimensis]
  • cucumber   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • cucumber   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • gherkin   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • Khiva cucumber   (Source: Phytoneuron ) – English   [Cucumis sativus var. sikkimensis]
  • Nepalese cucumber   (Source: Phytoneuron ) – English   [Cucumis sativus var. sikkimensis]
  • red-netted cucumber   (Source: Phytoneuron ) – English   [Cucumis sativus var. sikkimensis]
  • Sikkim cucumber   (Source: Phytoneuron ) – English   [Cucumis sativus var. sikkimensis]
  • Xishuangbanna gourd   (Source: Cucurb.Gen.C. 17:18.) – English   ["Cucumis sativus var. xishuangbannanesis"]
  • huang gua   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • shihuo   (Source: Cucurb.Gen.C. 17:18.) – Transcribed Chinese   ["Cucumis sativus var. xishuangbannanesis"]
  • xi nan ye huang gua   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Cucumis sativus var. hardwickii]
  • concombre   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • concombre commun   (Source: L Noms French ed7 ) – French   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • cornichon   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • Gurke   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • khira   (Source: Biol Cucurb 330.1990) – India   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • cetriolino da sottaceto   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • cetriolo   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • cetriolo da tavola   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • ki-uri   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • kyūri   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • oi   (Source: Kulturpflanze 34:94.) – Transcribed Korean   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • pepino   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • cohombro   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • pepino   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
  • gurka   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Cucumis sativus var. sativus]
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Economic importance:

  • Harmful organism host: test organism for crop diseases   (fide Virus Diseases 59. 1987)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand

      Naturalized:
  • occasionally naturalized

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Cucumis sativus L.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • GRIN Images of germplasm accessions.
  • Seeds or fruits: Seed ID Workshop image, from Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?404426 (24 September 2014)

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