African Plant Database

Momordica kirkii (Hook. f.) C. Jeffrey
Information on the genus : Momordica
Basionym : Raphanocarpus kirkii Hook. f.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Raphanocarpus kirkii Hook. f.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing or trailing herb with perennial tuberous rootstock; stems annual, herbaceous.
Ecology : Deciduous or semi-deciduous woodland; wooded grassland; on sandy soils; 100-1220 m alt. Caprivi Strip, Botswana.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Climber- Ht 0.5 - 2 m. Alt: 100 - 1005 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • PLOWES D.C.H. (1976). Wild Flowers of Rhodesia. A guide to some of the common wild flowers of Rhodesia. Longman Rhodesi
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