Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Hedgehog Gourd Cucumis dipsaceus

Photo: Gerard van Buurt

Classification

Cucumis [genus] (2)
dipsaceus [species]

Classification

Cucumis [genus] (2)
dipsaceus [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Aruba
  • Introduced (2) - Bonaire
  • Introduced (2) - Curaçao
  • Introduced (2) - Saba
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
  • Natural distribution Africa
    Distribution description Native to Africa.
    Notes on presence status Often cultivated and escaped.

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