Swaziland's Flora Database:
Cucumis zeyheri Sond.
(name current 2016)
(Cucumis prophetarum subsp. zeyheri)
Found within protected areas
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Cucumis africanus - Straggling, surface rough throughout. Leaves with 3-5lobed blades up to 8 cm long on stalks up to 7 cm long, weakly toothed, middle lobes largest. Tendrils short and weak. Female corolla yellow, c 2 cm long; male flowers smaller, clustered. Fruit oval, up to 8 cm long x 4 cm diam, yellow when ripe, covered with slender, weak or slightly stiff spines.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.