1. Family: Cucurbitaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Momordica L.
      1. Momordica dioica Roxb. ex Willd.

        This species is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical..

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, West Himalaya

    Introduced into:

    Andaman Is., Nicobar Is.

    Momordica dioica Roxb. ex Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Wallich, N. [6741] K000742643
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6750], Myanmar K001124727
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6750], Myanmar K001124728
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6750], Myanmar K001124729
    s.coll. [s.n.] K000742642
    De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 6750] K001124725
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6750] K001124724
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6750], Thailand K001124726
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6748] Momordica hamiltoniana K001124721
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6748] Momordica hamiltoniana K001124722
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6696] Trichosanthes russeliana K001124560
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6744] Momordica heyneana K001124712
    Sudan Momordica tuberosa 5162.000
    Bashir, B., Sudan Momordica tuberosa 6515.000
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6739] Momordica missionis K001124703
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6739] Momordica missionis K001124704

    First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 4: 605 (1805)

    Accepted by

    • Sikarwar, R.L.S. (2014). Angiosperm diversity assessment of Chitrakootthe legendary place of Vindhyan range, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 38: 563-619.
    • Rebnner, S.S. & Pandey, A.K. (2013). The Cucurbitaceae of India: Accepted names, synonyms, geographic distribution, and information on images and DNA sequences PhytoKeys 20: 53-118.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Choudhary, R.K., Srivastava, R.C., Das, A.K. & Lee, J. (2012). Floristic diversity assessment and vegetation analysis of Upper Siang district of eastern Himalaya in North East India Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 222-246.
    • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
    • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
    • Maliya, S.D. & Datt, B. (2010). A contribution to the flora of Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary, Baharaich district, Uttar Pradesh Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 34: 42-68.
    • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Dassanayake (ed.) (1997). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 11: 1-420. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Rebnner, S.S. & Pandey, A.K. (2013). The Cucurbitaceae of India: Accepted names, synonyms, geographic distribution, and information on images and DNA sequences PhytoKeys 20: 53-118.
    • Choudhary, R.K., Srivastava, R.C., Das, A.K. & Lee, J. (2012). Floristic diversity assessment and vegetation analysis of Upper Siang district of eastern Himalaya in North East India Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 222-246.
    • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
    • Maliya, S.D. & Datt, B. (2010). A contribution to the flora of Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary, Baharaich district, Uttar Pradesh Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 34: 42-68.
    • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
    • Dassanayake (ed.) (1997). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 11: 1-420. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.

    Sources

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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0