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Family: CUCURBITACEAE 

 Momordica sessilifolia
 

Photo by Benny M°ller Jensen.

  
Author:  CÚlestin Alfred Cogniaux 1896
Family:  Cucurbitaceae
Habitat:  Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  20 centimetres
Height:  1,5 metres
Flower:  Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Raphanocarpus stefaninii, Chiov.1929. Momordica stefaninii, Cuf.1965
By mistake: Momordica sessiliflora
This member of the Cucurbitaceae family was given this mane by CÚlestin Alfred Cogniaux in 1896. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow up to 20 centimetres in diameter, the vines up to one and a half meter long.