African Plant Database

Momordica cardiospermoides Klotzsch
Information on the genus : Momordica
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Momordica clematidea Sond. (1862)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climber to 6-10 m long; rootstock tuberous, subterranean, perennial; stems annual, much-branched, prostrate or scandent; all parts foetid.
Ecology : Deciduous woodland and bushland; 0-1400 m alt. Botswana, S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Climber- Ht 1 - 10 m. Alt: 120 - 1100 m. Distribution: BOT, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 33: t.1295 (1959).
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