EPPO Global Database

Cucumis prophetarum(CUMPR)

Code created in: 2004-04-12

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


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