Momordica trifoliolata Hook.f.

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 537 (1871)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. & S. Ethiopia to N. Mozambique, Madagascar. It is a Climbing tuberous geophyte and grows primarly in the Seasonally Dry Tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(2): 1-456. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Jeffrey, C. (1967). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Cucurbitaceae: 1-156.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1978). Flora Zambesiaca 4: 1-658. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jeffrey, C. (1967). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Cucurbitaceae: 1-156.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by C. Jeffrey & M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.J. Jex-Blake, Some Wild Flowers of Kenya p. 28 (1948).
  • Hook. f. in Flora of Tropical Africa 2: 537 (1871).
  • Keraudren, Fl. Madag. Cucurbitac: 30 (1966).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 1965 Speke [s.n.] K000310605 holotype Yes
Tweedie, E.M. [980], Kenya 1738.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [7586], Tanzania 1744.000 No
Drummond, R.B. [1459], Tanzania 1746.000 No
Drummond, R.B. [3034], Tanzania 21983.000 No
Polhill, R. [663], Kenya 3270.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [7584], Tanzania 5161.000 No
Drummond, R.B. [1041], Kenya 8112.000 No
Tweedie, E.M. [1865], Kenya 829.000 No

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • 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