African Plant Database

Momordica humilis (Cogn.) C. Jeffrey
Information on the genus : Momordica
Basionym : Raphanocarpus humilis Cogn.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Raphanocarpus humilis Cogn.
 Raphanocarpus humilis var. prostratus Suess.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Raphanocarpus welwitschii Hook. f.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb with herbaceous stems, slender, to at least several m long.
Ecology : Semi-desert scrub; 900-1100 m alt. Zaire? – Not in Zambia. Namibia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb, Climber- Ht 0.5 - 3 m. Alt: ? - 1845 m. Distribution: NAM
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carte afrique num 26000
Record n°26000
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