African Plant Database


Corallocarpus welwitschii (Naudin) Hook. f. ex Welw.
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Information on the genus : Corallocarpus
Basionym : Rhynchocarpa welwitschii Naudin
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhynchocarpa welwitschii Naudin
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Corallocarpus gilgianus Cogn.
=Corallocarpus congolensis Cogn. (1914)
=*Corallocarpus glaucicaulis Dinter & Gilg ex Dinter (1919)
=*Corallocarpus scaber Dinter & Gilg ex Dinter (1919)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial climber with zigzag stems, geniculate at the nodes, slender, slightly fleshy.
Ecology : Acacia and Colophospermum woodland. Namibia, Botswana, S. Africa (Transvaal).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Climber- Ht 0.5 - 1 m. Alt: 700 - 1400 m. Distribution: NAM

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 Namibia photo from Kyffhauser
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
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Record n°25903
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