African Plant Database

Zehneria minutiflora (Cogn.) C. Jeffrey
Protologue : Kew Bull. 15: 366 (1962)
Information on the genus : Zehneria
Basionym : Melothria minutiflora Cogn.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Pilogyne minutiflora (Cogn.) W.J. de Wilde & Duyfjes
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Melothria minutiflora Cogn. (1881)
 Pilogyne minutiflora (Cogn.) W.J. de Wilde & Duyfjes (2010)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Melothria angustifolia Cogn. (1895)
=Melothria cogniauxiana De Wild. (1922)
=Melothria floribunda Cogn.
=Melothria friesiana Harms (1923)
=Melothria rostrata Cogn.
=Melothria stolzii Cogn.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial climber with annual prostrate or scandent stems to decumbent or straggling, to 75 cm long; rootstock tuberous;
Ecology : Lake and river margins, swamps and moist places in rain-forest, bamboo thicket and grassland; Aningeria-Syzygium forest; forest edges; 800-3350 m alt. Fernando Poo (Bioko).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1967). Flora of Tropical East Africa Cucurbitaceae: 126
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 211
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Record n°25863 modified 2007-03-30
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