Momordica cissoides Planch. ex Cogn.

First published in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 370 (1849)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa. It is a Climbing annual and grows primarly in the Wet Tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 3: 1-634. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • 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.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1983). Flora du Rwanda 2: 1-603. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Bot. 290.
  • Cogn.& Harms in Engl. Pflanzenr. Cucurbit. 2: 1 (1924)
  • —F.T.A. 2: 535

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 3: 1-634. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1983). Flora du Rwanda 2: 1-603. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Benth. in Hook., Niger Fl.: 370 (1849).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan 1: 179 (1950).
  • Hiern, Cat. Welw. Afr. Pl. 2: 393 (1898).
  • Hook. f. in Flora of Tropical Africa 2: 535 (1871).
  • Hutch. & Dalz., Flora of West Tropical Africa 1: 181 (1927)
  • Keay, Flora of West Tropical Africa ed. 2, 1: 211 (1954).
  • R. & A. Fernandes in Mem. Junta Invest. Ultram., sér. 2, 34: 81 (1962).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 1, 2008 Tchiengue, B. [2611], Cameroon K000339521 No
Sep 1, 2008 Tchiengue, B. [2192], Cameroon K000436908 No
Jan 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11856], Cameroon K000582256 No
Feb 1, 2003 Sidwell, K. [354], Cameroon K000008283 No
Feb 1, 2003 Kenfack, D. [257], Cameroon K000008285 No
Feb 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [9124], Cameroon K000008290 No
Feb 1, 2003 Ryan, P. [337], Cameroon K000008284 No
Feb 1, 2003 Satabie, B. [1112], Cameroon K000008289 No
Feb 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [8958], Cameroon K000008291 No
Feb 1, 2003 Cable, S. [1186], Cameroon K000008288 No
Feb 1, 2003 Groves, M. [76], Cameroon K000008294 No
Feb 1, 2003 Zapfack, L. [909], Cameroon K000008293 No
Feb 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [7116], Cameroon K000008286 No
Feb 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [7295], Cameroon K000008281 No
Feb 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [1411], Cameroon K000008282 No
Feb 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [1939], Cameroon K000008292 No
Feb 1, 2003 Pollard, B.J. [249], Cameroon K000008287 No
Jan 1, 1972 Satabie, B. [238], Cameroon K000050526 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [5066], Ghana 16149.000 No
Deighton, F.C. [4367], Sierra Leone 18788.000 No
Adames, P. [443], Liberia 27800.000 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [9042], Nigeria 4647.000 No
Gartlan, J. [29], Cameroon 7437.000 No
K000310669 Yes
Vogel [106] K000310670 Yes
K000310671 Yes
Gartlan, J.S. [29], Cameroon K000050531 No
Maitland, T.D. [421], Cameroon K000050529 No
Cable, S. [3589], Cameroon K000008702 No
Thompson, S.A. [1348], Cameroon K000050527 No
Maitland, T.D. [421], Cameroon K000050528 No
Maitland, T.D. [1501], Cameroon K000050530 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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

    • Flora of West Tropical 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