Coccinia rehmannii

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Coccinia rehmannii


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 rehmannii


Coccinia rehmannii Cogn. in Schinz, Bull. Herb. Boiss. 3: 418 (1895).

Type locality: South Africa. Transvaal, boshveld ad Klippan

Lectotype: Z-000060808: 1875–1880, A. Rehmann 5168 p.p. (designated by Meeuse (1962: 102)


Coccinia rehmannii var. littoralis A.Meeuse, Bothalia 8: 104 (1962).

Type locality: South Africa. [Eastern Cape], [Amatole District Municipality], Komgha, Kei Mouth

Holotype: PRE0190559-0: H.G. Flanagan 457

Coccinia ovifera Dinter & Gilg in Dinter, Veg. Veldkost Südw.-Afrik.: 16 (1912).

Type locality: Namibia, Waldau

Lectotype: SAM0066515-0: female, fr, 3 Feb 1917, M.K. Dinter 432 (designated by Holstein 2015)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Gauteng, Mpulamanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, N-Cape Prov., E-Cape Prov.), Swaziland, SW-Angola, Zimbabwe, S-Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Dinter M.K. 1912: Die vegetabilische Veldkost Deutsch-Südwest-Afrikas. Selbstverlag, Okahandja, Namibia, 47 pp.

Additional references[edit]


Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Bospampoentjie, Wildepampoentjie
English: Wild cucumber
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