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Family: CUCURBITACEAE 

 Momordica boivinii
 

Found this plant at Heidelburg Botanical Garden.

  
Author:  Henri Ernest Baillon 1886
Family:  Cucurbitaceae
Habitat:  Mid - Southern Africa
Soil:  Grit - Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  12 centimetres
Height:  2-7,5 meters
Flower:  Dark yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/?
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Raphanocarpus boivinii, Chiovenda 1929. Raphanistrocarpus asperifolius Cogn. 1924 Raphanistrocarpus boivinii, Cogniaux 1895 Raphanocarpus tuberosus Dinter
   This monoecious member of the Cucurbitaceae family was described by Henri Ernest Baillon in 1886. It is found in Ethiopia to Tanzania, and from Angola to South Africa. It grows in grit or well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The flowers are dark yellow. The vines will reach for two meters.