Taxon: Thladiantha dubia Bunge

Genus: Thladiantha
Family: Cucurbitaceae
      Tribe: Thladiantheae
Nomen number: 36539
Place of publication: Enum. pl. China bor. 29. 1833 (Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg Divers Savans 2:103. 1835)
Name Verified on: 12-Apr-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Apr-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F ChinaEng)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Gansu, - Hebei, - Heilongjiang, - Jilin, - Liaoning, - Ningxia, - Shaanxi, - Shandong, - Shanxi, - Sichuan
    • Eastern Asia: Korea

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan


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  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
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  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jeffrey, C. 1960. The identity and nomenclature of Thladiantha dubia (Cucurbitaceae) of the 'Flora of British India' Kew Bull. 14:461-463.
  • Jeffrey, C. The Cucurbitaceae of Eastern Asia. 1980 (Cucurb EAs) 27.
  • Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. 1997 (F Korea)
  • Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:132.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Thladiantha dubia Bunge :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image