African Plant Database


Corallocarpus boehmii (Cogn.) C. Jeffrey
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Information on the genus : Corallocarpus
Basionym : Kedrostis boehmii Cogn.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Kedrostis boehmii Cogn.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Cucumis prophetarum auct. sensu F.W.T.A. quoad spec. cit. Dalziel 123, non L.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing or trailing perennial, slender herb; stems to 2-5 m long arising from a tuber, with furrowed papery bark; when old, like the rootstock, with rough bark.
Ecology : Deciduous woodland, grassland, often in thickets on termitemounds or rock outcrops; fallow land on sandy-clayey soil; 1000-1500 m alt. Caprivi Strip.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Climber- Ht 0.5 - 2 m. Alt: 1000 - 1100 m. Distribution: NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 65 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 25895
 
Record n°25895
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