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Cucumis argenteus (Domin) P.Sebastian & I.Telford
A vine which grows across northern Australia.

  Cucumis argenteus Cucumis argenteus
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flowers
  Location:Well 41, Canning Stock Route, Western Australia Location:Well 41, Canning Stock Route, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:21˚23.6844S, 125°50.3484E GPS coordinates:21˚23.6844S, 125°50.3484E
  Date:30 July 2016 Date:30 July 2016
  Field No.: 5228 Field No.: 5228
     
  Cucumis argenteus Cucumis argenteus
 
  Description:Plant growing with Thinicola incana Description:Fruit and leaf
  Location:Well 41, Canning Stock Route, Western Australia Location:Well 41, Canning Stock Route, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:21˚23.6844S, 125°50.3484E GPS coordinates:21˚23.6844S, 125°50.3484E
  Date:30 July 2016 Date:30 July 2016
  Field No.: 5228 Field No.: 5228
     
  Cucumis argenteus Cucumis argenteus
 
  Description:Vine Description:Plant on sand dune
  Location:Well 41, Canning Stock Route, Western Australia Location:Well 41, Canning Stock Route, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:21˚23.6844S, 125°50.3484E GPS coordinates:21˚23.6844S, 125°50.3484E
  Date:30 July 2016 Date:30 July 2016
  Field No.: 5228 Field No.: 5228
     
  Cucumis argenteus Cucumis argenteus
 
  Description:Flower Description:Male flower - side view
Location:Kalkani Crater, Undara National Park, North Queensland Location:Kalkani Crater, Undara National Park, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:18˚11.5086S, 144°39.3228E GPS coordinates:18˚11.5086S, 144°39.3228E
  Date:22 January  2017 Date:22 January  2017
  Field No.: 5958 Field No.: 5958
   
  Cucumis argenteus Cucumis argenteus
 
  Description:Ripening fruit Description:Vine
  Location:Kalkani Crater, Undara National Park, North Queensland Location:Kalkani Crater, Undara National Park, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:18˚11.5086S, 144°39.3228E GPS coordinates:18˚11.5086S, 144°39.3228E
  Date:22 January  2017 Date:22 January  2017
  Field No.: 5958 Field No.: 5958
     

 

References (accessed 18 February 2017):

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/41720

Telford, I.R.H., Sebastian, P., Bruhl, J.J. & Renner, S.S. (2011), Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) in Australia and Eastern Malesia, including newly recognized species and sister species to C. melo. Systematic Botany 36(2):385

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Cucumis argenteus