African Plant Database

Momordica littorea Thulin
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 11(4): 425 (1991)
Information on the genus : Momordica
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climber to at least 5 m long; lower part of stem woody with corky ridges; intermediate parts fibrous, youngest parts green.
Ecology : Coastal bushland on sand (quite common around Mogadishu); 10-150 m alt. Climbing locally in almost every larger Acacia tree.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 26035
Record n°26035
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