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 primarly in the Wet Tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Tanzania

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 25890.000 No
Verdcourt, B. [1845], Kenya 6946.000 No
Drummond, R.B. [1196], Kenya 6947.000 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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

  • 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