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 primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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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 Faulkner, H. [1059] Tanzania K000353903 No
Jun 1, 1965 Bally, P.R.O. [35] Tanzania K000353884 No
Jun 1, 1965 Mohamed, J. [9095] Tanzania K000353913 No
Jun 1, 1965 Greenway, P.J. [723] Tanzania K000353888 No
Jun 1, 1965 Schlieben, H.J. [1611] Tanzania K000353916 No
Jun 1, 1965 Faulkner, H. [1493] Tanzania K000353902 No
Jun 1, 1965 Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [2402] Tanzania K000353892 No
Jun 1, 1965 Greenway [1820] Tanzania K000353896 No
Jun 1, 1965 Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [3013] Tanzania K000353914 No
Jun 1, 1965 Verdcourt, B. [101] Tanzania K000353895 No
Jun 1, 1965 Napier, E.R. [2422] Kenya K000353882 No
Jun 1, 1965 Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [1343] Tanzania K000353893 Yes
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [2402] Tanzania K:SPC-08102.000 No
Peter, A. [56699] Tanzania K000353907 No
Semsei, S.R. [4115] Tanzania K000353887 No
Peter, A. [56736] Tanzania K000353911 No
Faden, R.B.; Evans, A. [1294] Kenya K000353883 No
Kisena, C.M. [23] Tanzania K000353890 Yes
Peter, A. [59887] Tanzania K000353908 No
Faulkner, H. [1059] Tanzania K:SPC-08106.000 No
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [1343] Tanzania K:SPC-06520.000 No
Peter, A. [56690] Tanzania K000353906 No
Kabuye, C.H.S. [196] Tanzania K000353898 No
Faulkner, H. [4185] Tanzania K000353915 No
Peter, A. [56889] Tanzania K000353909 No
Bidgood, S.; Pocs, T.; Mwasumbi, L.B.; Vollesen, K.B. [444] Tanzania K000353899 No
Storey, H.H. [s.n.] Tanzania K000353889 No
Peter, A. [56467] Tanzania K000353904 No
Chandler, P. [1251A] Uganda K:SPC-00822.000 No
Luke, P.A.; Luke, W.R.Q. [5028] Tanzania K000353900 No
Peter, A. [56657] Tanzania K000353905 No
Faulkner, H. [4825] Tanzania K000353886 No
Peter, A. [56764] Tanzania K000353912 No
Verdcourt, B. [101] Tanzania K:SPC-18082.000 No
Kendall, R.L.; Richardson, J. [22] Uganda K000353881 No
Peter, A. [56863] Tanzania K000353910 Yes
Faulkner, H. [4493] Tanzania K000353885 No

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    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0