African Plant Database


Gerrardanthus lobatus (Cogn.) C. Jeffrey
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Information on the genus : Gerrardanthus
Basionym : Gerrardanthus grandiflorus var. lobatus Cogn.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gerrardanthus grandiflorus var. lobatus Cogn.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial climber to 6 m long; stems subsucculent, becoming rather woody with smooth greyish bark, expanded at base into a greenish dome-like semi-subterranean tuber to >50 cm .
Ecology : Deciduous bushland, woodland, wooded grassland in rocky places; hygrophilous and riverine forests; clearings; 0-2000 m alt. – Cultivated.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Mozambique
 
Map
carte afrique num 26223
 
Record n°26223
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