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Wild Cucumber

Cucumis prophetarum

Description:

Ripe fruit is bright yellow and spiky; flowers are small and yellow (2nd photo), leaves are lobed and covered in stiff hairs

Habitat:

spotted in coastal desert wadi; grows in sandy wadis and plains

Notes:

grazed by local herds of goats and sheep

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Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

Egypt

Spotted on Oct 20, 2013
Submitted on Nov 1, 2013

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