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 Malawi have been excluded.

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Jeffrey, C. (1978) Cucurbitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4   
NamesFZ Divisions
8555.000 GERRARDANTHUS Hook. f.  
Gerrardanthus lobatus (Cogn.) C. Jeffrey S
Gerrardanthus grandiflorus Cogn. var. lobatus Cogn.
Gerrardanthus sp. A. of FZ volume 4: 497, 1978 N
8560.000 OREOSYCE Hook. f.  
Oreosyce africana Hook. f. N,C,S
Cucumis cecilii N.E. Br.
Cucumis subsericeus Hook. f.
Oreosyce triangularis Cogn.
8562.000 MUKIA Arn.  
Mukia maderaspatana (L.) M. Roem. N,C,S
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. S
Melothria microsperma (Hook. f.) Cogn.
Zehneria minutiflora (Cogn.) C. Jeffrey N
Melothria minutiflora Cogn.
Zehneria micrantha Hook. f.
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
subsp. scabra N,C,S
Bryonia scabra L.f.
Zehneria tridactyla (Hook. f.) R. & A. Fern. N,S
Melothria tridactyla Hook. f.
Zeyhneria thwaitesii sensu Auct.
8564.010 CTENOLEPIS Hook. f.  
Ctenolepis cerasiformis (Stocks) Hook. f. N,S
Blastania cerasiformis (Stocks) Meeuse
Blastania fimbristipula Kotschy & Perr.
Zehneria cerasiformis Stocks
8568.000 KEDROSTIS Medik.  
Kedrostis leloja (Forssk.) C. Jeffrey N,C,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.
8569.000 CORALLOCARPUS Welw. ex Hook. f.  
Corallocarpus bainesii (Hook. f.) A. Meeuse N
Corallocarpus sphaerocarpus Cogn.
Kedrostis bainesii (Hook.f.) Cogn.
Rhynchocarpa bainesii Hook. f.
8591.000 MOMORDICA L.  
Momordica boivinii Baill.
Raphanistrocarpus boivinii (Baill.) Cogn.
Raphanocarpus boivinii (Baill.) Chiov.
Momordica cardiospermoides Klotzsch
Momordica clematidea Sond.
Momordica charantia L. N,C,S
Momordica foetida Schumach. N,C,S
Momordica morkorra A. Rich.
Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Momordica friesiorum (Harms) C. Jeffrey N
Momordica kirkii (Hook. f.) C. Jeffrey S
Raphanocarpus kirkii Hook. f.
Momordica pterocarpa Hochst. ex A. Rich. N,C,S
8594.000 LUFFA Mill.  
Luffa cylindrica (L.) M. Roem. N,C,S
Luffa aegyptiaca Mill.
8598.000 CITRULLUS Schrad. ex Eckl. & Zeyh.  
Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai SW
Citrullus vulgaris Eckl. & Zeyh.
Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze
Cucurbita citrullus L.
Momordica lanata Thunb.
8599.000 CUCUMIS L.  
Cucumis anguria L.
var. anguria N,C,S
Cucumis ficifolius sensu Wild
Cucumis longipes Hook. f.
Cucumis hirsutus Sond. N,C,S
Cucumis seretioides Suesseng.
Cucumis sonderi Cogn.
Cucumis welwitschii Cogn.
Cucumis melo L. S
Cucumis metuliferus Naudin S
Cucumis metulifer E. Mey. ex Naudin
8599.010 CUCUMELLA Chiov.  
Cucumella bryoniifolia (Merxm.) C. Jeffrey C,S
Cucumella engleri (Gilg) C.Jeffrey C
8600.010 DIPLOCYCLOS (Endl.) Post. & Kuntze  
Diplocyclos decipiens (Hook.f.) C. Jeffrey N,C
8608.000 TROCHOMERIA Hook. f.  
Trochomeria macrocarpa (Sond.) Hook. f.
subsp. macrocarpa N,C,S
Trochomeria polymorpha (Welw.) Cogn. N
8610.000 LAGENARIA Ser.  
Lagenaria breviflora (Benth.) Roberty S
Adenopus breviflorus Benth.
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standl. N
Cucurbita siceraria Molina
Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naudin N,C,S
Lagenaria mascarena Naud.
Luffa sphaerica Sond.
Sphaerosicyos sphaericus (Cogn.) Sond.
8611.000 EUREIANDRA Hook. f.  
Eureiandra fasciculata (Cogn.) C. Jeffrey S
Coccinia polyantha Gilg
Momordica fasciculata Cogn.
Eureiandra lasiandra C. Jeffrey N
8612.000 PEPONIUM Engl.  
Peponium chirindense (Baker f.) Cogn. S
Peponia chirindensis Baker f.
Peponium vogelii (Hook. f.) Engl. N
8628.000 COCCINIA Wight & Arn.  
Coccinia adoensis (A. Rich.) Cogn. N,C,S
Coccinia roseiflora Suess.
Momordica adoensis A. Rich.
Coccinia grandiflora Cogn. C
Coccinia mildbraedii Harms N
Coccinia senensis (Klotzsch) Cogn. S
8641.000 CYCLANTHEROPSIS Harms  
Cyclantheropsis parviflora (Cogn.) Harms S
Gerrardanthus parviflorus (Cogn.) Harms

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

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

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