EPPO Global Database

Cucumis prophetarum(CUMPR)

Overview
Code created in: 2004-04-12

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CUMPR
  • Preferred name: Cucumis prophetarum
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Eastern Mediterranean, Western Asia, India, western and eastern Africa. Cultivated for its fruits and for medicinal purposes


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cucumis ficifolius Richard
Cucumis prophetarum subsp. prophetarum Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
wild cucumber English
concombre du prophète French
pepineiro-de-sanjo Portuguese
крыжовниковая тыква Russian
огурец пророков Russian
melafefon hannevi'im Hebrew
מְלָפְפוֹן הַנְּבִיאִים Hebrew