Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.

First published in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 2: 486 (1862)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical Old World. It is a climbing tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Congo, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Gulf of Guinea Is., India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Sulawesi, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

Kew's Tree of Life Explorer

Discover the flowering plant tree of life and the genomic data used to build it.

View the Tree of Life
PAFTOL

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.
  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • 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.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1978). Flora Zambesiaca 4: 1-658. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Maliya, S.D. & Datt, B. (2010). A contribution to the flora of Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary, Baharaich district, Uttar Pradesh. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 34: 42-68.
  • Mao, A.A. & Dash, S.S. (2020). Flowering Plants of India an Annotated Checklist (Dicotyledons) 1: 1-970. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Nazimuddin, S. & Naqvi, S.S.H. (1984). Flora of Pakistan 154: 1-56. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso. Boissiera 65: 1-391.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1983). Flora du Rwanda 2: 1-603. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • 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.
  • Maliya, S.D. & Datt, B. (2010). A contribution to the flora of Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary, Baharaich district, Uttar Pradesh. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 34: 42-68.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso. Boissiera 65: 1-391.
  • de Wilde, W.J.J.O. & Duyfjes, B.B.E. (2010). Flora Malesiana 19: 1-342. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C. Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 15: 369 (1962).
  • Hook. f. in Flora of Tropical Africa 2: 560 (1871).
  • R. & A. Fernandes in Mem. Junta Invest. Ultram., sér. 2, 34: 123 (1962).
  • Sond. in Fl. Cap. 2: 486 (1862).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2009 Corcoran, M.R. [12] Cameroon K000580428 Yes
Jan 1, 2009 Nana felicite [155] Cameroon K000580429 Yes
Jan 1, 2009 Cheek, M. [13387] Cameroon K000580427 No
May 1, 2003 Groves, M. [40] Cameroon K000008504 Yes
Feb 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [9468] Cameroon K000008310 Yes
Feb 1, 2003 Lane, P. [316] Cameroon K000008352 Yes
Feb 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [2025] Cameroon K000008353 Yes
Feb 1, 2003 Sidwell, K. [406] Cameroon K000008349 Yes
Feb 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [9044] Cameroon K000008351 Yes
Feb 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [7146] Cameroon K000008350 Yes
Feb 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [1636] Cameroon K000008309 Yes
Feb 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [9566] Cameroon K000008311 Yes
Jun 1, 2000 Pollard, B.J. [377] Cameroon K000338142 Yes
Jun 1, 1999 Etuge, M. [2341 A] Cameroon K000338154 Yes
Jun 1, 1999 Cheek, M. [8569] Cameroon K000338152 Yes
Jun 1, 1999 Etuge, M. [3413] Cameroon K000338155 Yes
Jun 1, 1999 Buzgo, M. [629] Cameroon K000338153 Yes
Jun 1, 1999 Kamundi, D. [643] Cameroon K000338159 Yes
Jun 1, 1999 Onana, J.-M. [558 A] Cameroon K000338156 Yes
May 1, 1997 Munyenyembe, P. [863] Cameroon K000338157 Yes
May 1, 1997 Munyenyembe, P. [732] Cameroon K000338158 Yes
Jun 1, 1965 Schimper [1242] K000313422 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1965 Mann G. [1277] Cameroon K000050756 Type Yes
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [1396] Tanzania K:SPC-04670.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E.; Taylor, P. [11292] Tanzania K:SPC-01767.000 No
Mann [628] Equatorial Guinea K000313442 Unknown Type Material Yes
Brummitt, R.K. [10772] Malawi K:SPC-25694.145 No
Norman, E.M. [203] Uganda K:SPC-01776.000 No
Burke K000313346 Unknown Type Material Yes
Tweedie, E.M. [1384] Kenya K:SPC-00836.000 No
Norman, E.M. [219] Uganda K:SPC-04667.000 No
Zeyher [596] K000313353 Unknown Type Material Yes
Kongor, R.; Onana.; Nana.; Nkeng.; Ghogue.; Fobia.; Etuge, A. [68] Cameroon K001495485 No
Breteler, F.J. [273] Cameroon K000050751 Yes
Datizua, C.; Banze, A.; Osborne, J; Mamba, A.; Mucaleque, P.; Rachide, T.; Ndala, B. (guia); Mágido, A. (guia) [CD106] Mozambique K001346786 No
Morton, J.K. [850] Cameroon K000050755 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.; Taylor, P. [8993] Tanzania K:SPC-00835.000 No
Verdcourt, B. [3978A] Kenya K:SPC-25794.000 No
Ash, J. [1992] Ethiopia K:SPC-35861.000 No
Bullock, A.A. [1941] Tanzania K:SPC-01774.000 No
Verdcourt, B. [671] Kenya K:SPC-05003.000 No
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [2916] Tanzania K:SPC-04671.000 No
Hepper, F.N. [1690] Cameroon K:SPC-04669.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E.; Taylor, P. [11409] Tanzania K:SPC-05167.000 No
Drege K000313348 Unknown Type Material Yes
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [2738] Tanzania K:SPC-04666.000 No
Quartin-Dillon et Petis [35] K000313432 Unknown Type Material Yes
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [4326] Kenya K:SPC-04668.000 No
Polhill, R.; Paulo, S. [1490] Tanzania K:SPC-05004.000 No
Pichi-Sermolli, R. [2221] Ethiopia K000313425 Type Yes
Polhill, R.; Paulo, S. [1806] Tanzania K:SPC-03277.000 No
Schimper [164] K000313430 Type Yes
Schimper [164] K000313431 Type Yes
Morton, J.K. [6715] Cameroon K000050749 Yes
Gillespie, J.B. [278] Kenya K:SPC-27386.000 No
Boughey, A.S. [10998] Cameroon K000050750 Yes
Pegler, A. [1512] South Africa K000313344 Unknown Type Material Yes
Brummitt, R.K. [10093] Malawi K:SPC-25694.146 No
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [2984] Tanzania K:SPC-04672.000 No
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [8448] Cameroon K000050747 Yes
Drege K000313347 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ash, J. [224] Ethiopia K:SPC-39916.000 No
Zeyher [596] K000313345 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • 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 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