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Acanthosicyos horridus is an unusual melon that occurs only in Namibia; it is locally called naras or nara. [1]

12 relations: Acanthoproctus diadematus, Acanthosicyos, Cucurbitaceae, Cucurbitales, Eudicots, Flowering plant, Melon, Nama people, Namibia, Plant, Rosids, Tettigoniidae.

Acanthoproctus diadematus

Acanthoproctus diadematus (Namibia katydid) is an armoured katydid, bush-cricket, or ground cricket endemic to the Namib Desert of southern Africa, where it lives in the tall sand dunes along the Kuiseb River in Namib-Naukluft National Park.

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Acanthosicyos is a genus of thorny shrubs of the botanical family Cucurbitaceae, subfamily Cucurbitoideae.

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The Cucurbitaceae, also called cucurbits and the gourd family, are a plant family consisting of around a hundred genera, the most important of which are.

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The Cucurbitales are an order of flowering plants, included in the rosid group of dicotyledons.

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The eudicots, Eudicotidae or eudicotyledons are a monophyletic clade of flowering plants that had been called tricolpates or non-magnoliid dicots by previous authors.

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Flowering plant

The flowering plants (angiosperms), also known as Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants.

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A melon is any of various plants of the family Cucurbitaceae with edible, fleshy fruit.

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Nama people

Nama (in older sources also called Namaqua) are an African ethnic group of South Africa, Namibia and Botswana.

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Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia (German:; Republiek van Namibië), and formerly German South-West Africa and then South West Africa, is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean.

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Plants, also called green plants, are multicellular eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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The rosids are members of a large monophyletic clade of flowering plants, containing about 70,000 species, more than a quarter of all angiosperms.

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Insects in the cricket family Tettigoniidae are commonly called katydids or bush crickets.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acanthosicyos_horridus

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