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Luffa sphaerica Sond.
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Cap. 2: 490 (1862)
Information on the genus : Luffa
 
 
Status
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naudin
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naudin
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naudin
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naudin (1866)
 Sphaerosicyos sphaericus (Sond.) Hook. f. (1867)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lagenaria mascarena Naudin (1862)
=Sphaerosicyos meyeri Hook. f. (1871)
=Lagenaria sphaerocarpa E. Mey. ex Arn. (1841)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1978). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 4: 439
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
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Record n°26177
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