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Cucumis sativus, pollen
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Cucumis sativus, pollen

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Cucumis melo, seed
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aleyrodidae  Trialeurodes vaporariorum @ CSCA_TCN (2)
Aphelinidae  Encarsia luteola @ UCRC_ENTA (4)

Encarsia meritoria @ UCRC_ENTA (1)

Eretmocerus mundus @ UCRC_ENTA (4)

Eretmocerus nr @ UCRC_ENTA (1)

Eretmocerus unknown @ UCRC_ENTA (6)

Eretmocerus @ UCRC_ENTA (5)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ CSUC_TCN (1)
Halictidae  Agapostemon melliventris @ AMNH_BEE (1)

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Cucumis L.

General Information
Symbol: CUCUM
Group: Dicot
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : CAN   W
HI   I
L48   I
PB   I
PR   I
VI   I
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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Violales
Family Cucurbitaceae – Cucumber family
Genus Cucumis L. – melon

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 8 species of Cucumis . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Cucumis anguria</i>
Cucumis anguria
West Indian gherkin Distribution of <i>
Cucumis dipsaceus</i>
C.G. Ehrenb. ex Spach
Cucumis dipsaceus
hedgehog gourd Distribution of <i>
Cucumis ficifolius</i>
A. Rich.
Cucumis ficifolius
cucumis Distribution of <i>
Cucumis melo</i>
Cucumis melo
cantaloupe Distribution of <i>
Cucumis metuliferus</i>
E. Mey. ex Naud.
Cucumis metuliferus
African horned cucumber Distribution of <i>
Cucumis myriocarpus</i>
E. Mey. ex Naud.
Cucumis myriocarpus
gooseberry gourd Distribution of <i>
Cucumis prophetarum</i>
Cucumis prophetarum
cucumis Distribution of <i>
Cucumis sativus</i>
Cucumis sativus
garden cucumber

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Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

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Integrated Taxonomic Information System (CUCUM)
Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (CUCUM)



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin Minor Minor


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover

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