African Plant Database

Telfairia pedata (Sm. ex Sims) Hook.
Protologue : Bot. Mag. 54: t. 2751-52 (1827)
Information on the genus : Telfairia
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Fevillea pedata Sm. ex Sims (1826)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Joliffia africana Bojer ex Delile (1827)
=Telfairia africana (Delile) A. Chev. (1949)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane with fleshy roots; stems herbaceous, climbing to >30 m stems angular, furrowed, reddish.
Ecology : Rain- and riverine forest; 0-1100 m alt. Cultivated (also in the Mascarene Is.).
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Record n°26305 modified 2008-11-20
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