Checklist: Cucurbitaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Mozambique have been excluded.

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Momordica kirkii
Jeffrey, C. (1978) Cucurbitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4   
NamesFZ Divisions
8555.000 GERRARDANTHUS Hook. f.  
Gerrardanthus lobatus (Cogn.) C. Jeffrey MS
Gerrardanthus grandiflorus Cogn. var. lobatus Cogn.
Gerrardanthus macrorhizus Harv. ex Hook. f. M
8560.000 OREOSYCE Hook. f.  
Oreosyce africana Hook. f. N,Z,MS
Cucumis cecilii N.E. Br.
Cucumis subsericeus Hook. f.
Oreosyce triangularis Cogn.
8562.000 MUKIA Arn.  
Mukia maderaspatana (L.) M. Roem. N,Z,MS,M
Bryonia cordifolia L.
Bryonia scabrella L.
Coccinia cordifolia (L.) Cogn.
Cucumis maderaspatanus L.
Melothria maderaspatana (L.) Cogn.
Mukia scabrella (L.) Arn.
8564.000 ZEHNERIA Endl.  
Zehneria microsperma Hook. f. N,Z,MS
Melothria microsperma (Hook. f.) Cogn.
Zehneria minutiflora (Cogn.) C. Jeffrey MS
Melothria minutiflora Cogn.
Zehneria micrantha Hook. f.
Zehneria pallidinervia (Harms) C. Jeffrey MS,M
Melothria pallidinervia Harms
Zehneria parvifolia (Cogn.) J.H. Ross MS,M
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
subsp. scabra N,MS
Bryonia scabra L.f.
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
subsp. argyrea (A. Zimm.) C. Jeffrey var. argyrea N
Zehneria tridactyla (Hook. f.) R. & A. Fern. N,Z,MS,M
Melothria tridactyla Hook. f.
Zeyhneria thwaitesii sensu Auct.
8564.010 CTENOLEPIS Hook. f.  
Ctenolepis cerasiformis (Stocks) Hook. f. N,T,MS,GI,M
Blastania cerasiformis (Stocks) Meeuse
Blastania fimbristipula Kotschy & Perr.
Zehneria cerasiformis Stocks
8568.000 KEDROSTIS Medik.  
Kedrostis foetidissima (Jacq.) Cogn. T,MS,M
Kedrostis foetidissima (Jacq.) Cogn. subsp. obtusiloba (Sond.) Meeuse
Trichosanthes foetidissima Jacq.
Zehneria obtusiloba Sond.
Kedrostis leloja (Forssk.) C. Jeffrey N,T
Kedrostis hirtella (Naudin) Cogn.
Kedrostis natalensis (Hook. f.) Meeuse
Rhynchocarpa hirtella Naud.
Toxanthera kwebensis N.E. Br.
Toxanthera lugardae N.E. Br.
Toxanthera natalensis Hook. f.
Turia leloja J.F. Gmel.
Kedrostis limpompensis C. Jeffrey GI
8569.000 CORALLOCARPUS Welw. ex Hook. f.  
Corallocarpus bainesii (Hook. f.) A. Meeuse T,MS,M
Corallocarpus sphaerocarpus Cogn.
Kedrostis bainesii (Hook.f.) Cogn.
Rhynchocarpa bainesii Hook. f.
Corallocarpus poissonii Cogn. N
8585.000 TELFAIRIA Hook.  
Telfairia pedata (Sims) Hook. N,GI,M
Fevillea pedata Sims
8590.000 ACANTHOSICYOS Welw. ex Hook. f.  
Acanthosicyos naudinianus (Sond.) C. Jeffrey GI,M
Citrullus naudinianus (Sond.) Hook. f.
Colocynthis naudinianus (Sond.) Kuntze
Cucumis naudinianus Sond.
8591.000 MOMORDICA L.  
Momordica anigosantha Hook. f. N,Z,MS
Momordica balsamina L. Z,MS,GI,M
Momordica involucrata E. Mey. ex Sond.
Momordica boivinii Baill. N,Z,MS,M
Raphanistrocarpus boivinii (Baill.) Cogn.
Raphanocarpus boivinii (Baill.) Chiov.
Momordica calantha Gilg N
Momordica cardiospermoides Klotzsch Z,T,MS,GI,M
Momordica clematidea Sond.
Momordica charantia L. N,Z,T,MS,GI
Momordica corymbifera Hook.f. T,MS
Momordica foetida Schumach. N,Z,MS,M
Momordica morkorra A. Rich.
Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Momordica henriquesii Cogn. [NrEnd] N
Momordica pycnantha Harms
Momordica kirkii (Hook. f.) C. Jeffrey T,MS
Raphanocarpus kirkii Hook. f.
Momordica mossambica H.Schaef. [End] N
Momordica sp. A N
Momordica trifoliolata Hook. f. N
8594.000 LUFFA Mill.  
Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb. N,M
Luffa cylindrica (L.) M. Roem. N,Z,T,MS,GI,M
Luffa aegyptiaca Mill.
8598.000 CITRULLUS Schrad. ex Eckl. & Zeyh.  
Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai N,T,GI,M
Citrullus vulgaris Eckl. & Zeyh.
Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze
Cucurbita citrullus L.
Momordica lanata Thunb.
8599.000 CUCUMIS L.  
Cucumis anguria L.
var. anguria T,MS
Cucumis ficifolius sensu Wild
Cucumis longipes Hook. f.
Cucumis hirsutus Sond. N,Z,MS,M
Cucumis seretioides Suesseng.
Cucumis sonderi Cogn.
Cucumis welwitschii Cogn.
Cucumis melo L. MS,M
Cucumis metuliferus Naudin N,Z,T,MS,GI,M
Cucumis metulifer E. Mey. ex Naudin
Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin
subsp. myriocarpus GI,M
Cucumis zeyheri Sond. M
Cucumis africanus L. f. var. zeyheri (Sond.) Burtt Davy
Cucumis africanus sensu Watt & Breyer-Brandwijk non L. f.
Cucumis ficifolius sensu Watt & Breyer-Brandwijk p.p. non A. Rich.
Cucumis prophetarum L. subsp. zeyheri (Sond.) C. Jeffey
8599.010 CUCUMELLA Chiov.  
Cucumella aetheocarpa C. Jeffrey N
8600.010 DIPLOCYCLOS (Endl.) Post. & Kuntze  
Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C. Jeffrey MS
Bryonia palmata L.
Diplocyclos tenuis (Klotzsch) C. Jeffrey N,Z,MS,GI,M
Bryonia tenuis Klotzsch
Bryonopsis laciniosa sensu Hook. f. pro parte
8608.000 TROCHOMERIA Hook. f.  
Trochomeria hookeri Harv. M
Trochomeria macrocarpa (Sond.) Hook. f.
subsp. macrocarpa N,Z,MS
Trochomeria polymorpha (Welw.) Cogn. Z,MS
8610.000 LAGENARIA Ser.  
Lagenaria breviflora (Benth.) Roberty N,MS
Adenopus breviflorus Benth.
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standl. N,GI,M
Cucurbita siceraria Molina
Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naudin N,MS,GI,M
Lagenaria mascarena Naud.
Luffa sphaerica Sond.
Sphaerosicyos sphaericus (Cogn.) Sond.
8611.000 EUREIANDRA Hook. f.  
Eureiandra eburnea C. Jeffrey [NrEnd] T
Eureiandra fasciculata (Cogn.) C. Jeffrey N,Z,T,MS,GI
Coccinia polyantha Gilg
Momordica fasciculata Cogn.
Eureiandra sp. A GI
8612.000 PEPONIUM Engl.  
Peponium chirindense (Baker f.) Cogn. Z,MS
Peponia chirindensis Baker f.
Peponium pageanum C. Jeffrey N,Z,MS,GI
Peponium sp. A Z,T
8625.000 RAPHIDIOCYSTIS Hook. f.  
Raphidiocystis chrysocoma (Schumach.) C. Jeffrey MS
Cucumis chrysocomus Schumach.
Raphidiocystis caillei Hutch & Dalziel
Raphidiocystis welwitschii Hook. f.
8628.000 COCCINIA Wight & Arn.  
Coccinia adoensis (A. Rich.) Cogn. N,Z,T,MS,GI
Coccinia roseiflora Suess.
Momordica adoensis A. Rich.
Coccinia barteri (Hook. f.) Keay MS
Physedra barteri (Hook. f.) Cogn.
Physedra heterophylla Hook, f.
Staphylosyce barteri Hook. f.
Coccinia fernandesiana C. Jeffrey N,Z
Coccinia grandiflora Cogn. MS
Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt M
Coccinia rehmannii Cogn. GI,M
Coccinia ovifera Dinter & Gilg
Coccinia schliebenii Harms N
Coccinia senensis (Klotzsch) Cogn. T,MS
Coccinia subglabra C. Jeffrey N
8641.000 CYCLANTHEROPSIS Harms  
Cyclantheropsis parviflora (Cogn.) Harms T,MS
Gerrardanthus parviflorus (Cogn.) Harms

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Checklist: Cucurbitaceae., retrieved 20 May 2024

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