African Plant Database


Momordica cymbalaria Hook. f.
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Information on the genus : Momordica
 
 
Status
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
 
Map
carte afrique num 26016
 
Record n°26016
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