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  1. Family: Cucurbitaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Trichosanthes L.
      1. Trichosanthes cucumerina L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Australia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laccadive Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Northern Territory, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia

    Introduced into:

    Andaman Is., Benin, Cameroon, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Leeward Is., Madagascar, Mauritius, Nicobar Is., Réunion, Senegal, Solomon Is., Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is.

    Accepted Infraspecifics

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Trichosanthes cucumerina L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 17, 1948 s.coll. [s.n.], India K000742701
    May 17, 1948 s.coll. [s.n.], India K000742716
    Oct 11, 1947 Lace, J.H. [6335], Myanmar K000742700
    Oct 11, 1947 Edgeworth, M.P. [63], India K000742699 Unknown type material
    Oct 11, 1947 Drummond, J.R. [24669], India K000742697 Unknown type material
    Oct 11, 1947 Haines, H.H. [3295] K000742696 Unknown type material
    Oct 11, 1947 Hohenacker, E.R.F. [494], India K000742698
    Nigeria 18810.000
    18812.000
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6690], Myanmar K000639669
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6690], Myanmar K001124550
    Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 6690], Myanmar K001124549
    s.coll. [s.n.] K000742695
    Yunnan Medical Corp. [s.n.], Yunnan K000742702 holotype
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6690] K001124546
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6690] K001124547
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6690] K001124548
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6689] Trichosanthes laciniosa K001124544
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6689] Trichosanthes laciniosa K001124545
    Trichosanthes anguina 29047.202
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6687] Trichosanthes anguina K001124524
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6687] Trichosanthes anguina K001124525
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6687], India Trichosanthes anguina K001124526
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6687], Bangladesh Trichosanthes anguina K001124527
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6687], Bangladesh Trichosanthes anguina K001124528
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6687] Trichosanthes anguina K001124529
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6687] Trichosanthes anguina K001124530
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6687] Trichosanthes anguina K001124531
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6687] Trichosanthes anguina K001124532
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6687] Trichosanthes anguina K001124533
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6693] Trichosanthes lobata K001124556

    Bibliography

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1008 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Pradheep, K., Pani, D.R. & Bhatt, K.C. (2015). Taxonomic notes on the Trichosanthes cucumeria Group (Cucurbitaceae) from India Novon 24: 39-45.
    • 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.
    • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • 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.
    • Cooper, W.E. & de Boer, H.J. (2011). A taxonomic revision of Trichosanthes L. (Cucurbitaceae) in Australia, including one new species from the Northern Territory Austrobaileya 8: 364-386.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • 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.
    • de Wilde, W.J.J.O. & Duyfjes, B.E.E. (2008). Flora of Thailand 9(4): 411-546. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
    • 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.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
    • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
    • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I Boissiera 57: 1-396.
    • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Ananda Rao, T. & Ellis, J.L. (1995). Flora of Lakshadweep islands off the Malabar coast, peninsular India, with emphasis on phytogeographical distribution of plants Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 19: 235-250.
    • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.
    • Smith, A.C. (1981). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 2: 1-810. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • 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.
    • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Cooper, W.E. & de Boer, H.J. (2011). A taxonomic revision of Trichosanthes L. (Cucurbitaceae) in Australia, including one new species from the Northern Territory Austrobaileya 8: 364-386.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • de Wilde, W.J.J.O. & Duyfjes, B.E.E. (2008). Flora of Thailand 9(4): 411-546. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
    • 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.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
    • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
    • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I Boissiera 57: 1-396.
    • Ananda Rao, T. & Ellis, J.L. (1995). Flora of Lakshadweep islands off the Malabar coast, peninsular India, with emphasis on phytogeographical distribution of plants Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 19: 235-250.
    • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 90-106: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.
    • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 3: 1-634. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
    • Fosberg, F.R. (1957). The Maldive islands, Indian Ocean Atoll Research Bulletin 58: 1-37.

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