Genus:
Momordica L.

Momordica angustisepala Harms

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.

[FWTA]

Cucurbitaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Morphology General Habit
A climber
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx black
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla cream
Note
Stem used as a sponge; sometimes cultivated
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit not known.

Native to:

Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria

Momordica angustisepala Harms appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [4304], Cameroon K000008326 No
Jan 1, 1952 Talbot, P.A. [3133], Nigeria K000310665 Unknown type material Yes
Olorunfemi, J. [38051], Nigeria 821.000 No
Zenker, G.A. [4983], Cameroon K000310640 Yes
Zenker, G.A. [4649a], Cameroon K000310641 Yes

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 58: 239 (1923)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I. Boissiera 57: 1-396.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Cogn. & Harms in Engl. Pflanzenr. Cucurbit. 2: 41.
  • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 58: 239 (1923)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I. Boissiera 57: 1-396.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

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