Momordica balsamina L.

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Records of this taxon from all countries are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
92602008 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In reedbedsKwando River
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C4 962-17.86223023.3196907
92296005 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Mixed woodlandMukolo Camp, Kavango River207
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C4 958-17.87499023.3406707
92060004 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Roadside secondary scrub, dry mixed decidious woodlandC49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B2 934-18.08854023.9856007
91872003 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed woodlandD3508 at Kalimbeza
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D1 940-17.57008024.5314707
91727002 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Roadside in mixed woodlandRoad from Katima Mulilo to Zambian border
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724A4 947-17.49682024.2604407
91751002 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Roadside in mixed woodlandKatima Mulilo area, near APL power plant
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C1 954-17.50373024.2343807
91804002 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed riverine fringeAt compound of Zambezi Nightclub/Restaurant, Katima Mulilo
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724A4 938-17.48282024.2526007
91453031 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Next to road in disturbed areaB8 to Ngoma, Bukalo
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D1 933-17.72510024.5245407
91513031 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Open mixed Acacia woodland on kalahari sandAlong track to Chobe Camp, Ngoma
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D3 934-17.89343024.7243207
91422430 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
RiverbankKalimbeza Channel, Zambezi
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D1 932-17.50751024.5458907
91052227 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Riverine fringe forest on Kalahari sandNgepi Camp, Kavango River
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821B1 993-18.11746021.6710307
96723021 Apr 2015BT Wursten
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside areas Road to Caia at northwestern side of Mt Gorongosa 0Mozambique1833B4 MS554-18.30896033.9462707
64002204 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
C Stockil
L Barrie
T Mutombeni
DL Muzengi
B Madden
C Reimer
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB2397
BT Wursten
BR

Wooded grassland and mopane scrub.Road Northwest of Tembwahata, Gonarezhou National Park.1600Zimbabwe2132A4 S173-21.28168032.3428787
60022503 May 2014S Holt
S Holt
Transition of coastal forest to beachVilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique0Mozambique2135C4 GI5Growing in sand-21.98003335.3164267
58184026 Oct 2013BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
K Dekoninck
BT Wursten
Disturbed and cleared areas with some secondary vegetationAlong footpath from Zomba to Magorogodo
31
0Mozambique1933C3 MS231-19.88999033.2400207
58199026 Oct 2013BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
K Dekoninck
BT Wursten
Disturbed and cleared areas with some secondary vegetationAlong footpath from Zomba to Magorogodo
31
0Mozambique1933C3 MS226-19.90014433.2222167
93910016 Jun 2010S Rügheimer
S Rügheimer
3050
HR Hasheela
WIND

Occasional.Caprivi, Katima Mulilo: Kasheshe.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C1 962Annual vine. Leaves sessile, palmately lobed. Fruit subglobose, orange, apex tapering into a pointed tip.-17.52250024.1950005
76064113 May 2010D Gwynne-Evans
BT Wursten
In coastal bush. Inhaca Island.1940Mozambique2632B2 M20-26.00550032.9149005
20617031 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Colonists on dam wallOn (sloping) wall of upper dam, Hillside Dams, Bulawayo22,81
4
0Zimbabwe2028B1 PH694659W14000
20287026 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Edge of riverine vegetationBy rd from Shashe Wilderness Camp to the National Parks office9
4
0Zimbabwe2129C3 QF266742S5800
42439315 Nov 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB973
BT Wursten
LMU

Disturbed grassy vegetationChitengo Camp, Gorongosa National Park. 140Mozambique1834C4 MS38-18.98153334.3529677
22330316 Feb 2006BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB1117
BT Wursten
BR

Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve300Zimbabwe2131B2 S4002
1130720 2001Maputo Elephant Reserve2260Mozambique2632B4 (QDS approximate)M0Listed in SABONET News 7(1), 2001 23-29 Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve.2
93782023 Apr 1994GL Maggs
L Guarino
GL Maggs
1045
WIND

Caprivi: East Caprivi: (Site 6) 13,5 km from turn-off to Lianshulu (D3511) from main tarred road between Katima - Kongola (B8).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C4 0Climber; Notes: Also seen: Acanthosicyos naudinianus, Citrullus lanatus. Growing in Terminalia sericea wooded grassland with Aristida meridionalis, Sporobolus sp, dominants. Soil pH8. Annual climber on Acacia shrub. Locally abundant, but only 1 individual with ripe fruit. Leaves deeply incised, foetid when crushed. Flowers with creamy-yellow petals. Fruits with acute apex, dark green with white flecks ripening to bright red. Photos. Pollinating insects collected.-17.92028023.3375005
94682030 Nov 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs
869
GL Maggs
WIND

Caprivi: East Caprivi: Sila village, dry floodplain near Ibbu.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D3 0Creeper; Notes: Creeper, relatively abundant. Ethnobotanical voucher specimen. Malischa (Lozi), fruits edible when ripe, leaves not eaten used as treatment for nose bleed. Gweghobo (Kwe), fruits eaten fresh.-17.87500024.6250004
95249022 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess
11485
JWH Giess
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: At Andara Mission Station along Okavango River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0Climber; Notes: Climber in other shrubs. Fruit 5 cm long and 2,5 cm in diameter. Ripe fruit in an acute beak terminating with inconspicuous spots when ripe.-18.12500021.3750002
94016024 Dec 1958DJB Killick
OA Leistner
DJB Killick
OA Leistner
3059
WIND

Caprivi: East Caprivi: Katima Mulilo area.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 0Climber; Notes: Common in woodland. Herbaceous climber. Flowers cream.-17.62500024.3750005
300940 Apr 1954OB Miller
OB Miller
2327
SRGH

On tree in fringing forest Farm Besna Kobila, Matopos570Zimbabwe2028B3 W1430Climbing curcubit. [See note 16]0

Total records found: 28



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Records of: Momordica balsamina.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=157160, retrieved 19 August 2022

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