African Plant Database


Momordica calantha Gilg
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Information on the genus : Momordica
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Peponia umbellata Cogn. (1894)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb climbing to 4 m high; roots tuberous.
Ecology : Margins of rain- and ground-water forests; valley grassland; 400-1900 m alt.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Mozambique
 
Map
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Record n°26012
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