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Cucumis metuliferus

Abstract

Kiwano’s natural distribution is found in the tropical and subtropical sub-Saharan regions of Africa, stretching from Senegal to Somalia and South Africa. It has also been recorded in Yemen. The crop is commercially grown as an export crop in Kenya, New Zealand, France and Israel. It has become naturalized in Australia, and is reported as adventive in Croatia.

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  • Female Flower
  • Male Flower
  • Immature Fruit
  • Okavango Delta
  • Parthenocarpic Fruit

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Lim, T.K. (2012). Cucumis metuliferus. In: Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-1764-0_37

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