Coccinia adoensis

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Coccinia adoensis


Taxonavigation: Cucurbitales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Cucurbitales

Familia: Cucurbitaceae
Tribus: Benincaseae
Genus: Coccinia
Species: Coccinia adoensis
Varietates: C. a. var. adoensis – C. a. var. aurantiaca – C. a. var. jeffreyana


Coccinia adoensis (A.Rich.) Cogn., Monogr. Phan. 3: 538 1881.


  • Bryonia convolvuloides A. Rich.
  • Cephalandra pubescens Sond.
  • Coccinia aostae Busc. & Muschl.
  • Coccinia djurensis Gilg
  • Coccinia parvifolia Cogn.
  • Coccinia pubescens (Sond.) Cogn. ex Harms
  • Cucumis striatus A. Rich.
  • Momordica adoensis Hochst.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
      • Chad, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Sudan, South Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, D.R.Congo (Zaire), Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Gauteng, Mpulamanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal), Swaziland, Namibia, Botswana

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Wild Spinach
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