African Plant Database


Momordica sessilifolia Cogn.
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Information on the genus : Momordica
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Momordica stefanii (Chiov.) Cufod.
=Momordica stephanii (Chiov.) Cufod.
=Raphanocarpus stefaninii Chiov. (1929)
=Momordica stephanii var. membranosa (Chiov.) Cufod.
=Raphanocarpus stephanii var. membranosus Chiov.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scandent or decumbent shrub to 50 m long, with tuberous cm tall, leafy in the lower part; rootstock thick, vertical,
Ecology : Semi-desert bushland and grassland; on limestone or gypsum; 150-1180 m alt.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 26032
 
Record n°26032
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