Taxon: Momordica cochinchinensis (Lour.) Spreng.

 
Genus: Momordica
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Momordiceae
Nomen number: 24521
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 3:14. 1826
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 28-May-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-May-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Human food: potential as vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 8:206-210. 1993; Econ Bot 53:108. 1999)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):358. 1999; Econ Bot 53:108. 1999)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Econ Bot 53:108. 1999)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India [Assam, Nagaland, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal]
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, India, [Andaman and Nicobar] Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.)]


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Ryukyu Islands]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  3. Chakravarty, H. L. 1982. Cucurbitaceae (Fasc F India) 11:92-93.
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. De Wilde, W. J. J. O. & B. E. E. Duyfjes 2002. Synopsis of Momordica (Cucurbitaceae) in SE Asia and Malesia Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 87(3):137-138.
  6. Decker-Walters, D. S. 1999. Cucurbit, Sanskrit, and the Indo-Aryas Econ. Bot. 53:108.
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  8. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  10. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  11. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  12. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  13. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  14. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  15. Kattukunnel, J. J. & V. T. Antony 2008. Momordica sahyadrica sp. nov. (Cucurbitaceae), an endemic species of Western Ghats of India Nordic J. Bot. 24:539-542.
  16. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  17. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):358.
  18. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  20. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  21. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:206-210.
  22. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  23. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Momordica cochinchinensis (Lour.) Spreng. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24521. Accessed 27 April 2018.