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Ctenolepis cerasiformis

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid I > Order: Cucurbitales > Family: Cucurbitaceae

Ctenolepis cerasiformis
Ctenolepis cerasiformis Ctenolepis cerasiformis

Ctenolepis cerasiformis, Crocodile Farm, Kariba, Zimbabwe. [photos Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

The 2 species occur in the Old World tropics, with one of them, Ctenolepis cerasiformis, having a distribution extending into southern Africa (northern Botswana and Mpumalanga).



  • Jeffrey, C. 1978. Cucurbitaceae. Flora Zambesiaca 4: 414-499.


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