African Plant Database

Momordica cymbalaria Hook. f.
Information on the genus : Momordica
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Momordica tuberosa (Roxb.) Cogn.
=Luffa tuberosa Roxb.
=Kedrostis malvifolia Chiov. (1932)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Trailing herb to 1 m long; stems annual, herbaceous, arising from a small perennial tuber.
Ecology : Bushland and grassland; 760-1150 m alt. Pakistan, India.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 26016
Record n°26016
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