An illustration of a male flower of the cucumber plant.

Cucumber Flower

An illustration of a male flower of the cucumber plant.

An illustration of a female cucumber flower.

Cucumber Flower (Female)

An illustration of a female cucumber flower.

An illustration of a cucumber plant's flower stamens.

Cucumber Flower Stamens

An illustration of a cucumber plant's flower stamens.

Illustrated is a disease of cucumber leaf. The dying margin shows that the trouble is due to some interference with food supply.

Cucumber Leaf

Illustrated is a disease of cucumber leaf. The dying margin shows that the trouble is due to some interference…

Also known as Magnolia acuminata. The branch of a Cucumber tree, native to the northeastern United States and Southern Ontario Canada.

Branch of Cucumber Tree

Also known as Magnolia acuminata. The branch of a Cucumber tree, native to the northeastern United States…

Illustrated are three varieites of English or forcing cucumber. From left to right: S. Sion House, E. Duke of Edinburgh, and T. Telegraph.

Cucumber Varieties

Illustrated are three varieites of English or forcing cucumber. From left to right: S. Sion House, E.…

"Among varieties the White Spine is the leading table sort grown for this market, both outdoors and under glass."—Rawson, 1892

Rawson's White Spine Cucumber

"Among varieties the White Spine is the leading table sort grown for this market, both outdoors and…

Cucumber is the common name of cucumis sativus. The branch is prickly.

Cucumis Sativus

Cucumber is the common name of cucumis sativus. The branch is prickly.

Illustrated is a cross section of a greenhouse used for growing cucumbers. It is an east and west house, about 36 x 200 feet. The light is superior in this type of greenhouse.

Greenhouse for Cucumber

Illustrated is a cross section of a greenhouse used for growing cucumbers. It is an east and west house,…

Illustrated is a house of English cucumbers.

House of English Cucumbers

Illustrated is a house of English cucumbers.

"A plant of the same genus with the Cucumber, much cultivated for its fruit, which is sweet, with a delicious though peculiar flavor and smell." — Chambers, 1881

Melons

"A plant of the same genus with the Cucumber, much cultivated for its fruit, which is sweet, with a…

"The Angular Sea-Cucumber, <em>C. pentactes</em>, is also a European species, with double rows of warty suckers." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Angular sea-cucumber

"The Angular Sea-Cucumber, C. pentactes, is also a European species, with double rows of warty…

"<em>Sea-Cucumbers</em> are of various forms, some of the species being found in nearly all seas. They generally live among sea-weed or in mud, and are supposed to seize their prey by their tentacles. They have the power of elongating and contracting their forms so as at one time to appear like worms, and at another to assume the shape of an hour-glass." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Common sea-cucumber

"Sea-Cucumbers are of various forms, some of the species being found in nearly all seas. They…

A type of sea cucumber that is a beautiful rose-color with fine white stripes running from end to end.

Sea-Orange

A type of sea cucumber that is a beautiful rose-color with fine white stripes running from end to end.

"Wild Cucumber (Ecbalium agreste)." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Wild Cucumber

"Wild Cucumber (Ecbalium agreste)." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875