African Plant Database

Momordica sessilifolia Cogn.
Information on the genus : Momordica
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.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 26032
Record n°26032
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