African Plant Database

Coccinia grandiflora Cogn.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 21: 211 (1895)
Information on the genus : Coccinia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Coccinia calantha Gilg (1905)
=Coccinia engleri Gilg (1905)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climber or trailer to 4 m long; stems herbaceous.
Ecology : Rain-forest; 100-1900 m alt.
  • Holstein N. (2015). Monograph of Coccinia (Cucurbitaceae) PhytoKeys 54: 75
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