African Plant Database

Raphidiocystis chrysocoma (Schumach.) C. Jeffrey
Protologue : Kew Bull. 15(3): 360 (1963)
Information on the genus : Raphidiocystis
Basionym : Cucumis chrysocomus Schumach.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cucumis chrysocomus Schumach. (1827)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Raphidiocystis caillei Hutch. & Dalziel (1928)
=Raphidiocystis welwitschii Hook. f.
=Physedra chaetocarpa Harms & Gilg (1905)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial climber to 6 m long with herbaceous stems.
Ecology : Rain-forest; riverine forest; 300-1370 m alt.; rare in wet forest, Kakamega, Kenya, 1300 m alt.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°26325
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