African Plant Database

Cucumeropsis mannii Naudin
Protologue : Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 5, 5: 30 (1866)
Information on the genus : Cucumeropsis
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Melothria sphaerocarpa (Cogn.) H. Schaef. & S. S. Renner
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cucumeropsis edulis (Hook. f.) Cogn.
=Cladosicyos edulis Hook. f.
=Melothria sphaerocarpa (Cogn.) H. Schaef. & S. S. Renner
=Posadaea sphaerocarpa Cogn.
=*Momordica procera A. Chev. (1920)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Robust climber to 4 m long, ramose.
Ecology : Swamp, gallery and rain-forest; savanna with Pennisetum, fallow land, clearings; to 1150 m alt. Often cultivated.
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Record n°26281 modified 2007-03-30
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