The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Cucumis

The genus Cucumis is in the family Cucurbitaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Cucumis

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Cucumis aculeatus Cogn. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis aetheocarpus (C.Jeffrey) Ghebret. & Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis africanus L.f. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis althaeoides (Ser.) P.Sebastian & I.Telford Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis angulatus Forssk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis anguria L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis argenteus (Domin) P.Sebastian & I.Telford Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis asininus Garsault Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis baladensis Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis barbatus Roth Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis bipinnatifidus Wight ex Naudin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis bryoniifolius (Merxm.) Ghebret. & Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis canoxyi Thulin & Al-Gifri Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis carolinus J.H.Kirkbr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis cinereus (Cogn.) Ghebret. & Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis clavipetiolatus (J.H.Kirkbr.) Ghebret. & Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis costatus I.Telford Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis courtoisii H.Lév. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis debilis W.J.de Wilde & Duyfjes Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis dipsaceus Ehrenb. ex Spach Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis echinaceus Sprenger Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cucumis engleri (Gilg) Ghebret. & Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis ficifolius A.Rich. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis foetidissima Kunth Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cucumis globosus C.Jeffrey Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis gracilis (Kurz) Ghebret. & Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis halabarda Chiov. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis hastatus Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis heptadactylus Naudin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis hirsutus Sond. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis humofructus Stent Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis hystrix Chakrav. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis × hytivus Jin F.Chen & J.H.Kirkbr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis indicus Ghebret. & Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis insignis C.Jeffrey Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis javanicus (Miq.) Ghebret. & Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis jeffreyanus Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis kalahariensis A.Meeuse Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis kelleri (Cogn.) Ghebret. & Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis kirkbridei Ghebret. & Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis leiospermus (Wight & Arn.) Ghebret. & Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis luzonicus Blanco Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis lyratus A.Zimm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis meeusei C.Jeffrey Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis melo L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis × melonitrigonus Naudin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis messorius (C.Jeffrey) Ghebret. & Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis metulifer E. Mey. ex Naudin Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cucumis metuliferus E.Mey. ex Naudin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis muelleri Naudin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Cucumis nigristriatus A.Zimm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis odoratissimus Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis perpusillus Noronha Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis picrocarpus F.Muell. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis prolatior J.H.Kirkbr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis prophetarum L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Cucumis pubituberculatus Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis purpureus Noronha Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis pustulatus Naudin ex Hook.f. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis queenslandicus I.Telford Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis quintanilhae R.Fern. & A.Fern. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis reticulatus (A.Fern. & R.Fern.) Ghebret. & Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis rigidus E.Mey. ex Sond. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis ritchiei (C.B.Clarke) Ghebret. & Thulin Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis rostratus J.H.Kirkbr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis rumphianus (Scheff.) H.Schaef. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis sacleuxii Paill. & Bois Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis sagittatus Wawra & Peyr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis sativus L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis silentvalleyi (Manilal, T.Sabu & P.Mathew) Ghebret. & Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis subhirsutus P. Browne Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cucumis thulinianus J.H.Kirkbr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis trifoliatus L. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis tuberosus Roxb. ex Wight & Arn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis umbellatus I.Telford Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis variabilis P.Sebastian & I.Telford Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis zambianus Widrl., J.H.Kirkbr., Ghebret. & K.R.Reitsma Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cucumis zeyheri Sond. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 240 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Cucumis. Of these 52 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 250 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Cucumis. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 240 species names for the genus Cucumis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 52 21.7%
Synonym 153 63.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 35 14.6%

All names

The status of the 490 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Cucumis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 54 11.0%
Synonym 401 81.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 35 7.1%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 240 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Cucumis, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 51 151 0 0 202 84.2%
Low confidence 1 2 0 35 38 15.8%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Cucumis is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 25 0 3 0 29 12.1%
WCSP (in review) 51 128 0 32 0 211 87.9%