African Plant Database


Mukia maderaspatana (L.) M. Roem.
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Information on the genus : Mukia
Basionym : Cucumis maderaspatanus L.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cucumis maderaspatanus L. (- fide Blumea 52: 167 (2007).)
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cucumis maderaspatanus L. (- fide Blumea 52: 167 (2007).)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Melothria maderaspatana (L.) Cogn.
 Cucumis maderaspatanus L.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Mukia scabrella (L. f.) Arn.
=Bryonia scabrella L. f.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climber or trailer to 2,5 m long from perennial woody rootstock.
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Ecology : Seasonal swamps, flood-plain and valley grasslands, riverine margins; also a weed of plantations and cultivations; fallow lands; rocky hills; scree; savanna; 0-1800 m alt.
  S. Africa; Madagascar, Mascarene Is.; tropical Asia, Malaysia, Australia. Heavy-metal accumulator
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Climber- Ht 0.5 - 1 m. Alt: 45 - 1220 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP, SWZ
 
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Map
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Record n°25829
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