African Plant Database

Momordica pterocarpa Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Information on the genus : Momordica
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Momordica bequaertii De Wild. (1922)
=Momordica grandibracteata Gilg (1904)
=Momordica macrantha Gilg (1904)
=Momordica runssorica Gilg (1904)
=Momordica rutshuruensis De Wild. (1922)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial climbing or trailing herb to 8 m long; stems herbaceous (cf. M. burkeana).
Ecology : Clearings and margins of rain- and ground-water forest, bamboo- thicket, grassland; scrub; cultivated places; woodland, riverine fringes; 1150-2650 m alt.

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
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 26030
Record n°26030
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