Momordica leiocarpa Gilg

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 34: 351 (1904)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. Kenya to NE. Tanzania. It is a climbing perennial and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Tanzania

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Jeffrey, C. (1967). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Cucurbitaceae: 1-156.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jeffrey, C. (1967). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Cucurbitaceae: 1-156.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A. Zimm., Cucurbitac. 2: 12, 23, 35, 53, 64, 86, 106, 116, figs. 11/4, 16/5–6, 25/1–8, 37/1–6, 64/5, 77/11, 83/12 (1922).
  • 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?
Verdcourt, B. [3938G] Kenya K:SPC-25890.000 No
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [1196] Kenya K:SPC-06947.000 No
Verdcourt, B. [1845] Kenya K:SPC-06946.000 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • 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 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 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