genus Cucumis

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Related to genus Cucumis: Cucumis metuliferus
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Noun1.genus Cucumis - cucumbersgenus Cucumis - cucumbers; muskmelons    
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Cucurbitaceae, family Cucurbitaceae, gourd family - a family of herbaceous vines (such as cucumber or melon or squash or pumpkin)
Cucumis melo, muskmelon, sweet melon, sweet melon vine - any of several varieties of vine whose fruit has a netted rind and edible flesh and a musky smell
cucumber, cucumber vine, Cucumis sativus - a melon vine of the genus Cucumis; cultivated from earliest times for its cylindrical green fruit
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References in periodicals archive ?
Melons belong to the genus Cucumis, consisting of 50 to 60 species in which a wide range of fruit types are cultivated for both ornament and food.
The genus Cucumis contains 52 species, of which cucumber and melon are the two most economically important food crops [3].