Herb: Horned Cucumber


Latin name: Cucumis metuliferus


Family: Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber Family, Gourd Family)



Description of the plant:



Plant:
Annual Climber


Height:
150 cm
(5 feet)

Flovering:
July to
September

Known hazards of Cucumis metuliferus:

The sprouting seed produces a toxic substance in its embryo.

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.