Coccinia rehmannii Cogn., Bull. Herb. Boissier 3: 418 1895. (syn: Coccinia ovifera Dinter & Gilg; Coccinia rehmannii var. littoralis Meeuse);
S. Tropical & S. Africa: Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zimbabwe as per POWO;


Cucurbitaceae For ID : Nairobi,Kenya : 05AUG : AK-01 : 01/01 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)

Cucurbitaceae vine seen in Nairobi on the 3rd of July,16.

Fruit roughly the size of Ivy Gourd, Coccinia grandis, slightly bigger.

These are all the pictures I have.

Coccinia adoensis Cogn. ??

Thanks for the suggested id of my earlier post.
Looks very close.

Some Coccinia Species only.

Looks different as per

Pl. check Coccinia grandis as per Coccinia grandis and

Also see Coccinia rehmannii Cogn.:

Other links of Coccinia rehmannii Cogn.:

I feel it may be closer.

Thanks … The fruit looks closer, but leaves are a bit different.

Unfortunately, there were no visible flowers, if there were, that would have made it a bit easy for us.

Leaves are variable. Pl. see GBIF specimens- e.g. specimen 1

Should we go with Coccinia rehmannii then?





References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  IPNI  GBIF (High resolution specimens) specimen 1  Flora of Zimbabwe  African plants