African Plant Database

Telfairia occidentalis Hook. f.
Information on the genus : Telfairia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane with herbaceous stems, climbing to >15 m, perennial, tall.
Ecology : Rain-forest; secondary forest; forest edges; up to ± 1200 m in Uganda. ? Budongo Forest Reserve, Uganda: only records from E Africa (T. J. Synnott, C.F.I. Occas. Papers 27: 27, 1985). Often cultivated. Fernando Poo (Bioko).
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carte afrique num 26304
Record n°26304 modified 2007-03-30
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