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Zehneria scabra (L. f.) Sond. subsp. scabra
Information on the genus : Zehneria
Basionym : Bryonia scabra L. f.
Status for SA : autonym unused (present), is synonym of : Pilogyne scabra (L. f.) W.J. de Wilde & Duyfjes
Status for TA : autonym unused (present), is synonym of : Pilogyne scabra (L. f.) W.J. de Wilde & Duyfjes
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Bryonia scabra L. f.
 Zehneria scabra (L. f.) Sond.
 Pilogyne scabra (L. f.) W.J. de Wilde & Duyfjes (2010)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Zehneria scabra var. chirindensis C. Jeffrey
=Zehneria scabra var. argyrea
=Melothria argyrea Zimm.
=Zehneria scabra subsp. argyrea (Zimm.) C. Jeffrey
=Zehneria fernandensis Hutch. & Dalziel
=Zehneria mannii Cogn.
=Bryonia cordata Thunb.
=Melothria cordata (Thunb.) Cogn.
=Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
=Bryonia punctata Thunb. (1794)
=Melothria pulchra Buscal. & Muschl.
=Melothria ciprianii Pic. Serm. (1951)
=Melothria fernandensis Hutch. & Dalziel (1928)
=Melothria gilgiana Cogn. (1913)
=Melothria abyssinica Naudin ex Sprenger (1893)
=Melothria longepedunculata Hochst. ex Cogn. (1881)
=Zehneria longepedunculata A. Rich.
=Melothria louisii Robyns (1943)
=*Melothria mannii Cogn. (1881)
=Melothria membranifolia Cogn. (1895)
=Zehneria scrobiculata A. Rich.
=Melothria scrobiculata (A. Rich.) Cogn. (1881)
=Melothria tomentosa Cogn. (1881)
=Zehneria velutina Arn.
=Melothria velutina (Arn.) Cogn. (1881)
=Zehneria cordifolia Schweinf. ex Broun & Massey (1929)
=Pilogyne suavis Schrad.
=Pilogyne affinis Schrad.
=Bryonia scrobiculata Hochst. ex A. Rich.
=Pilogyne velutina Schrad.
=Pilogyne tenuiflora Schrad.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Climber- Ht 0.5 - 3 m. Alt: 5 - 2500 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1967). Flora of Tropical East Africa Cucurbitaceae: 122-123
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1978). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 4: 478-479
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 609 (1966).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 416 (1997).
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Record n°25854
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