African Plant Database

Lagenaria abyssinica (Hook. f.) C. Jeffrey
Information on the genus : Lagenaria
Basionym : Adenopus abyssinicus Hook. f.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Adenopus abyssinicus Hook. f.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Adenopus reticulatus Gilg (1904)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climber or trailer to 7 m long; stems annual, herbaceous, rooting at nodes when prostrate.
Ecology : Rain-forest, thicket, evergreen bushland, often riverine or dependent upon ground-water in the drier areas; fringing and swamp forest, grassland; fallow lands; 900-3000 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 26214
Record n°26214
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