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LC control 85034673
LC classificationQK495.C96 Botany
SB337 Culture
Topical headingCucumbers
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Variant(s)Cucumis esculentus
Cucumis muricatus
Cucumis sativus
Garden cucumbers
See alsoCucumis
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Found inGRIN taxonomy, via WWW, Oct. 20, 2004 (Cucumis sativus L. var. sativus. Common names: cucumber, gherkin)
Mansfeld's world database of agricultural and horticultural crops, via WWW, Oct. 20, 2004 (Accepted name: Cucumis sativus L. Synonyms: Cucumis esculentus, Cucumis muricatus. Common names: cucumber, gherkin)
Plants database, via WWW, Oct. 20, 2004 (Cucumis sativus L., garden cucumber)
Amer. Heritage dict. of the Engl. lang., via WWW, Oct. 20, 2004 (cucumber: 1a. A tendril-bearing, climbing or sprawling annual plant (Cucumis sativus) widely cultivated for its edible cylindrical fruit that has a green rind and crisp white flesh. b. The fruit of this plant, eaten fresh or pickled. 2. Any of several related or similar plants, such as the bur cucumber or the squirting cucumber; gherkin: 1a. A West Indian vine (Cucumis anguria) having prickly mature fruits that are sold as curiosities. The immature fruits are widely used for pickling. b. The fruit of this plant. Also called gooseberry gourd. 2. A small cucumber, especially one used for pickling.)