African Plant Database

Coccinia senensis (Klotzsch) Cogn.
Protologue : Monogr. Phan. 3: 535 (1881)
Information on the genus : Coccinia
Basionym : Cephalandra senensis Klotzsch
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cephalandra senensis Klotzsch
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Coccinia fernandesiana C. Jeffrey
=*Coccinia senensis auct.
=Coccinia subglabra C. Jeffrey
=Coccinia jatrophifolia var. australis Cogn. (1889)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stems scandent, thickened at base and developing thin bark.
Ecology : Grassland, deciduous woodland, thickets; 90-470 m alt. Not in Tanzania (= C. fernandesiana).
  • HOLSTEIN N. (2015). Monograph of Coccinia (Cucurbitaceae) PhytoKeys 54: 126 
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