Flower Database

Cucumber

Basic information
Flower Name
Cucumber
Formal Name
Cucumis sativus l.
Alias
胡瓜
Habitat
India to Himalayas
Morph
annual plant of vegetables.
Comment
Cucumber (scientific name:Cucumis sativus L.) is vegetables of the non-hardy non-heat resistance climbing nature annual plant of the gourd family cucumber genus. It makes five yellow valves flower bloom in summer. The flower lets the male flower only for stamens and the female flower only for pistils bloom to a one stock in diclinism. A female flower bears fruit and produces a slim fruit as a pinkie and grows up to 15-30 cm. The fruit which grew up is slim, and the surface is strong green and there is a wart and the inside is light green and there is crispness when It is eaten and tastes doess not have the habit to a crust when It peels skin of. The leaf is in the shape of a palm and It does a lobation, and hair grows and is gritty. Hair grows to the stem. Because vines are postponed till cultivation well at time, a prop and a net are necessary. As for the fruit, there is the dish which It is fried with oil and vinegar, a red red pepper with pickles such as omophagia and a fresh radish preserved with salt and malt or the seasoning vegetables in salted rice-bran paste, Chinese food.
Common name: cucumber , scientific name: Cucumis sativus L., The place of origin: The - Himalayas of India , Height of a plant: 100-200 cm (bud nipping), diclinism, anthesis: For from June to August, it is a color of a flower: Yellow, female flower diameter & male flower diameter: A 2.5-4 cm fruit color: Green, The true head: 15-30 cm, harvesttime: From June to September.
Detailed information
Order
Cucurbitales
Family
Cucurbitaceae
Genus
Cucumis
Species
C. sativus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
High cup
Leaf type
Palmate
Leaf edge
Incised
Flowering place
field Garden
Color
Yellow
Season
Jun Jul Aug
Height
100  ~ 200  [cm]
Diameter
2.5  ~ 4