Telfairia Hook.

First published in Bot. Mag. 54: t. 2751 (1827)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical Africa, Comoros, Madagascar.

Distribution

Native to:

Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Comoros, Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Mauritius, Zambia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 2: 523.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Curtis, Bot. Mag. 54: t. 2751 & 2752 (1827).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • in Bot. Mag. 54, t. 2751 & 2752 (1 July 1827)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0