EPPO Global Database

Cucumis sativus(CUMSA)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CUMSA
  • Preferred name: Cucumis sativus
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Himalayas, China. Cultivated as a vegetable since ancient times. Introduced in Europe, Central Asia, Indian peninsula, central Africa, North America, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest) 


Common names
Name Language
cucumber English
gherkin English
Essiggurke German
Gurke German
concombre French
cornichon French
cohombro Spanish (ES)
pepinillo Spanish
pepino Spanish
cetriolo Italian
augurk Dutch
komkommer Dutch
cogombro Portuguese
cornichão Portuguese
pepineiro Portuguese
pepininho Portuguese
pepino Portuguese
tolombo Portuguese
gurka Swedish
キュウリ Japanese
kyuri Japanese
огурец посевной Russian
almindelig agurk Danish
agurk Norwegian
kurkku Finnish
hıyar Turkish
ogórek siewny Polish
uborka Hungarian
kastravec Albanian
khiar Arabic
краставица Bulgarian
cogombrera Catalan
huáng guā Chinese
黄瓜 Chinese
krastavac  Croatian
okurka setá Czech
kheera Hindi
खीरा Hindi
uhorka šalátová Slovak
navadna kumara Slovene
огірок посівний Ukrainian