Gerrardanthus macrorhizus

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Gerrardanthus macrorhizus


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: Zanonieae
Genus: Gerrardanthus
Species: Gerrardanthus macrorhizus



Gerrardanthus macrorhizus Harv. ex Benth. & Hook.f., Gen. PL. 1: 820, 840. (1867)


  • Gerrardanthus megarhizus Decne. & Harv.
  • Gerrardanthus portentosa Naud. ex Dur.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • S-Mozambique, South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.), Swaziland

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



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