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Taxon: Momordica foetida Schumach.

 
Genus: Momordica
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Momordiceae
Nomen number: 24525
Place of publication: Beskr. Guin. pl. 426. 1827
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship verified from original literature, where the name and diagnosis together (Melbourne ICN Art. 46, Ex. 9, 12, & 22) and the description are all ascribed to Schumacher
Name Verified on: 28-May-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Sep-2018
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, [Bioko] Rwanda, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Namibia, South Africa, [Cape Province (e.), KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  4. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  5. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  6. Jardin botanique national de Belgique Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale). (F Afr Centr)
  7. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  8. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Momordica foetida Schumach. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24525. Accessed 20 October 2018.