Cucumis queenslandicus I.Telford
Telford, I.R.H., Sebastian, P., Bruhl, J.J. & Renner, S.S. (2011) Systematic Botany 36(2): 382, Type: Australia. Queensland: Cook District: 5 km SE of Chillagoe, beside Burke Development Road, 18 Apr. 2006, Wannan & Beasley 4266.
A slender trailing or climbing perennial herb, most parts hispid; stems ribbed, to 70 cm long. Tendrils simple unbranched, +/- leaf-opposed, to 6 cm long.
Inflorescences unisexual. Male flowers: borne in fascicles or racemes of 2-5 flowers; calyx tube (hypanthium) about 2.8-4.2 mm long, lobes linear 0.8-1.3 mm long; corolla lobes obovate, 3.4-4.2 mm long; stamens 3, two stamens with 2-locular anthers and one stamen with a unilocular anther; stamens inserted about middle of hypanthium tube. Female flowers: solitary; peduncle 5-18 mm, scarcely elongating in fruit; staminodes absent; ovary ca. 5.5 mm long, densely hispid with retrorse hairs; base of the style surrounded by an annular disk.
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