Momordica anigosantha Hook.f.

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 536 (1871)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Central & E. Tropical Africa to Mozambique. It is a Climbing perennial and grows primarly in the Wet Tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Jeffrey, C. (1967). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Cucurbitaceae: 1-156.
  • Keraudren-Aymonin, M. (1975). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi), Cucurbitaceae: 1-152. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1978). Flora Zambesiaca 4: 1-658. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Keraudren-Aymonin, M. (1975). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi), Cucurbitaceae: 1-152. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A. Zimm., Cucurbitac. 2: 2, 6, 14, 35, 53, 65, 77, 86, 104, 116, 162, figs. 4/3, 11/2, 24, 38/3–5, 43, 60, 61/1–2, 64/8, 77/2, 83/3–6, 96 (1922)
  • Hook. f. in Flora of Tropical Africa 2: 536 (1871).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 1960 Kirk [s.n.], Mozambique K000310600 holotype Yes
May 1, 1960 Meller, C.J. [s.n.], Mozambique K000310599 Yes
Drummond, R.B. [3141], Tanzania 6514.000 No
Drummond, R.B. [1062], Kenya 6517.000 No
Faulkner, H. [1129], Tanzania 8100.000 No

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
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. 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 2022. 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