Cucumis anguria - Burr Cucumber, maroon cucumber Seeds

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Botanical name: Cucumis anguria
Common name: Burr Cucumber, maroon cucumber
Family: Curcubitaceae


Cucumis anguria, commonly known as maroon cucumber, West Indian gherkin, maxixe, burr gherkin, cackrey and West Indian gourd, is a vine that is indigenous to Africa, but has become naturalized in the New World, and is cultivated in many places. It is similar and related to the common cucumber (C. sativus) and its cultivars are known as gherkins.