Checklist: Cucurbitaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are purely cultivated have been excluded.

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Momordica foetida
Jeffrey, C. (1978) Cucurbitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4  
NamesFZ Divisions
8560.000 OREOSYCE Hook. f. 
Oreosyce africana Hook. f. N,W,E
Cucumis cecilii N.E. Br.
Cucumis subsericeus Hook. f.
Oreosyce triangularis Cogn.
8562.000 MUKIA Arn. 
Mukia maderaspatana (L.) M. Roem. N,W,C,E
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 marlothii (Cogn.) R. Fern. & A. Fern. W,S
Melothria acutifolia Cogn.
Melothria marlothii Cogn.
Zehneria microsperma Hook. f. C
Melothria microsperma (Hook. f.) Cogn.
Zehneria minutiflora (Cogn.) C. Jeffrey N,E,S
Melothria minutiflora Cogn.
Zehneria micrantha Hook. f.
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
subsp. scabra E
Bryonia scabra L.f.
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
subsp. argyrea (A. Zimm.) C. Jeffrey var. chirindensis C. Jeffrey [End] [VU]E
Zehneria tridactyla (Hook. f.) R. & A. Fern. N,E
Melothria tridactyla Hook. f.
Zeyhneria thwaitesii sensu Auct.
8564.010 CTENOLEPIS Hook. f. 
Ctenolepis cerasiformis (Stocks) Hook. f. N,W,C,S
Blastania cerasiformis (Stocks) Meeuse
Blastania fimbristipula Kotschy & Perr.
Zehneria cerasiformis Stocks
8568.000 KEDROSTIS Medik. 
Kedrostis foetidissima (Jacq.) Cogn. N,W,C,E,S
Kedrostis foetidissima (Jacq.) Cogn. subsp. obtusiloba (Sond.) Meeuse
Trichosanthes foetidissima Jacq.
Zehneria obtusiloba Sond.
Kedrostis leloja (Forssk.) C. Jeffrey N,W,C,E,S
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 S
8569.000 CORALLOCARPUS Welw. ex Hook. f. 
Corallocarpus bainesii (Hook. f.) A. Meeuse N,W,E,S
Corallocarpus sphaerocarpus Cogn.
Kedrostis bainesii (Hook.f.) Cogn.
Rhynchocarpa bainesii Hook. f.
Corallocarpus boehmii (Cogn.) C. Jeffrey N,W,C,S
Kedrostis boehmii Cogn.
Corallocarpus triangularis Cogn. [DD]S
Corallocarpus sphaerocarpus var. scaberrimus Cogn.
Corallocarpus wildii C. Jeffrey N,W,C,E
8585.000 TELFAIRIA Hook. 
*Telfairia pedata (Sims) Hook. C
Fevillea pedata Sims
8590.000 ACANTHOSICYOS Welw. ex Hook. f. 
Acanthosicyos naudinianus (Sond.) C. Jeffrey [VU]W,S
Citrullus naudinianus (Sond.) Hook. f.
Colocynthis naudinianus (Sond.) Kuntze
Cucumis naudinianus Sond.
8591.000 MOMORDICA L. 
Momordica balsamina L. W,C,E,S
Momordica involucrata E. Mey. ex Sond.
Momordica boivinii Baill. N,W,C,E,S
Raphanistrocarpus boivinii (Baill.) Cogn.
Raphanocarpus boivinii (Baill.) Chiov.
Momordica cardiospermoides Klotzsch N,W,C,E,S
Momordica clematidea Sond.
Momordica charantia L. N,C,E
Momordica corymbifera Hook.f. N,E
Momordica foetida Schumach. N,C,E
Momordica morkorra A. Rich.
Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Momordica kirkii (Hook. f.) C. Jeffrey N,W,E,S
Raphanocarpus kirkii Hook. f.
Momordica repens Bremek. W
8594.000 LUFFA Mill. 
Luffa cylindrica (L.) M. Roem. N,W,E,S
Luffa aegyptiaca Mill.
8598.000 CITRULLUS Schrad. ex Eckl. & Zeyh. 
Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai N,W,C,E,S
Citrullus vulgaris Eckl. & Zeyh.
Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze
Cucurbita citrullus L.
Momordica lanata Thunb.
8599.000 CUCUMIS L. 
Cucumis anguria L.
var. anguria N,W,C,E,S
Cucumis ficifolius sensu Wild
Cucumis longipes Hook. f.
Cucumis hirsutus Sond. N,W,C,E,S
Cucumis seretioides Suesseng.
Cucumis sonderi Cogn.
Cucumis welwitschii Cogn.
Cucumis humifructus Stent [DD]W,C
Cucumis melo L. N,S
Cucumis metuliferus Naudin N,W,C,E,S
Cucumis metulifer E. Mey. ex Naudin
Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin
subsp. myriocarpus C,E,S
Cucumis quintanilhae R. Fern. & A. Fern. S
Cucumis zeyheri Sond. N,W,C,E,S
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 bryoniifolia (Merxm.) C. Jeffrey N,W,C,E,S
8600.010 DIPLOCYCLOS (Endl.) Post. & Kuntze 
Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C. Jeffrey C,E
Bryonia palmata L.
8608.000 TROCHOMERIA Hook. f. 
Trochomeria macrocarpa (Sond.) Hook. f.
subsp. macrocarpa N,W,C,E,S
Trochomeria polymorpha (Welw.) Cogn. N
8610.000 LAGENARIA Ser. 
Lagenaria breviflora (Benth.) Roberty E
Adenopus breviflorus Benth.
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standl. N,E
Cucurbita siceraria Molina
Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naudin N,C,E,S
Lagenaria mascarena Naud.
Luffa sphaerica Sond.
Sphaerosicyos sphaericus (Cogn.) Sond.
8611.000 EUREIANDRA Hook. f. 
Eureiandra eburnea C. Jeffrey [NrEnd] N
Eureiandra fasciculata (Cogn.) C. Jeffrey N,C,E,S
Coccinia polyantha Gilg
Momordica fasciculata Cogn.
8612.000 PEPONIUM Engl. 
Peponium caledonicum (Sond.) Engl. [VU]W
Peponium chirindense (Baker f.) Cogn. C,E
Peponia chirindensis Baker f.
8625.000 RAPHIDIOCYSTIS Hook. f. 
Raphidiocystis chrysocoma (Schumach.) C. Jeffrey E
Cucumis chrysocomus Schumach.
Raphidiocystis caillei Hutch & Dalziel
Raphidiocystis welwitschii Hook. f.
8628.000 COCCINIA Wight & Arn. 
Coccinia adoensis (A. Rich.) Cogn. N,W,C,E,S
Coccinia roseiflora Suess.
Momordica adoensis A. Rich.
Coccinia barteri (Hook. f.) Keay E
Physedra barteri (Hook. f.) Cogn.
Physedra heterophylla Hook, f.
Staphylosyce barteri Hook. f.
Coccinia grandiflora Cogn. E
Coccinia rehmannii Cogn. N,W,C,E,S
Coccinia ovifera Dinter & Gilg
Coccinia senensis (Klotzsch) Cogn. N
Cyclantheropsis parviflora (Cogn.) Harms [VU]N,E
Gerrardanthus parviflorus (Cogn.) Harms

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Checklist: Cucurbitaceae]., retrieved 11 December 2023

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