African Plant Database


Cucumella bryoniifolia (Merxm.) C. Jeffrey
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Information on the genus : Cucumella
Basionym : Hymenosicyos bryoniifolius Merxm.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cucumis bryoniifolius (Merxm.) Ghebret. & Thulin (- fide Novon 17:177 (2007).)
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cucumis bryoniifolius (Merxm.) Ghebret. & Thulin (- fide Novon 17:177 (2007).)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hymenosicyos bryoniifolius Merxm.
 Cucumis bryoniifolius (Merxm.) Ghebret. & Thulin (2007)
 Cucumis bryoniifolius (Merxm.) H. Schaef. (2007)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cucumis umbrosus A. Meeuse & Strey
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual slender trailer or climber with herbaceous stems.
Ecology : Woodland and grassland, usually on granite outcrops; 750-1400 m alt. Namibia, S. Africa. – Not in Mozambique (confusion with C. aetheocarpa).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb, Climber- Ht 0.2 - 0.6 m. Alt: 700 - 1310 m. Distribution: LP, MP

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 65 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
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Record n°25833
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