Acanthosicyos naudinianus (Sond.) C. Jeffrey

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Records of this taxon from Zambia are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Admin prov Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
80795016 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika
S Bodine
B Luwiika

Mongu District; In the Miulwe Plain, 44.5 km E of Mongu town on south side of Mongu-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia BW1110A runner; approx. 2 m long; stems light green with soft white hairs; leaves dark green abaxially and adaxially; bracts light green; petals, stigma and anthers yellow; fruits dark green with hard/tough spines, yellow inside.0
80794002 Mar 1996DK Harder
DK Harder
S Bodine

Collected from mavunda thickets on white, quartz Kalahari sand and in open woodland. Kaoma District; ca. 5 km along road to Luampa Hospital from intersection with Lusaka-Mongu Roads. 0Zambia1424D3 BW1080Common, prostrate vine among grasses; leaves and shoots pale green; fruit juicy; pale yellow-green flesh, light orange around seeds. "Cucumber" scent to flesh.-14.98472224.5372225

Total records found: 2

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Records of: Acanthosicyos naudinianus., retrieved 20 May 2024

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