Momordica calantha Gilg

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 34: 351 (1904)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. DR Congo to Kenya and N. Mozambique. It is a Climbing tuberous geophyte 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.
  • 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.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1978). Flora Zambesiaca 4: 1-658. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Gilg in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 34: 351 (1904).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 1965 Drummond, R.B. [1343], Tanzania K000353893 Yes
Jun 1, 1965 Faulkner, H. [1493], Tanzania K000353902 No
Jun 1, 1965 Greenway [1820], Tanzania K000353896 No
Jun 1, 1965 Drummond, R.B. [3013], Tanzania K000353914 No
Jun 1, 1965 Verdcourt, B. [101], Tanzania K000353895 No
Jun 1, 1965 Drummond, R.B. [2402], Tanzania K000353892 No
Jun 1, 1965 Schlieben, H.J. [1611], Tanzania K000353916 No
Jun 1, 1965 Greenway, P.J. [723], Tanzania K000353888 No
Jun 1, 1965 Faulkner, H. [1059], Tanzania K000353903 No
Jun 1, 1965 Mohamed, J. [9095], Tanzania K000353913 No
Jun 1, 1965 Napier, E.R. [2422], Kenya K000353882 No
Jun 1, 1965 Bally, P.R.O. [35], Tanzania K000353884 No
Verdcourt, B. [101], Tanzania 18082.000 No
Drummond, R.B. [1343], Tanzania 6520.000 No
Drummond, R.B. [2402], Tanzania 8102.000 No
Faulkner, H. [1059], Tanzania 8106.000 No
Chandler, P. [1251A], Uganda 822.000 No
Kendall, R.L. [22], Uganda K000353881 No
Faden, R.B. [1294], Kenya K000353883 No
Storey, H.H. [s.n.], Tanzania K000353889 No
Kisena, C.M. [23], Tanzania K000353890 Yes
Kabuye, C.H.S. [196], Tanzania K000353898 No
Peter, A. [56736], Tanzania K000353911 No
Faulkner, H. [4825], Tanzania K000353886 No
Peter, A. [56863], Tanzania K000353910 No
Faulkner, H. [4493], Tanzania K000353885 No
Bidgood, S. [444], Tanzania K000353899 No
Peter, A. [56764], Tanzania K000353912 No
Peter, A. [56690], Tanzania K000353906 No
Peter, A. [56889], Tanzania K000353909 No
Peter, A. [59887], Tanzania K000353908 No
Peter, A. [56699], Tanzania K000353907 No
Semsei, S.R. [4115], Tanzania K000353887 No
Peter, A. [56467], Tanzania K000353904 No
Faulkner, H. [4185], Tanzania K000353915 No
Luke, P.A. [5028], Tanzania K000353900 No
Peter, A. [56657], Tanzania K000353905 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