Details of record no: 93782

Momordica balsamina L.

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Date: 23 Apr 1994
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
L Guarino
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Location: Caprivi: East Caprivi: (Site 6) 13,5 km from turn-off to Lianshulu (D3511) from main tarred road between Katima - Kongola (B8).
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Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1723C4
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Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Climber; 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.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.920280, 23.337500
Location Accuracy Code: 5

Map of species record

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Individual record no: 93782: Momordica balsamina., retrieved 6 December 2021

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