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Taxon: Momordica dioica Roxb. ex Willd.

 
Genus: Momordica
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Momordiceae
Nomen number: 24523
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 4(1):605. 1805
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-May-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-May-2009
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Biol Cucurb 330. 1990); fruit (fide Biol Cucurb 330. 1990)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (c. & s.), Pakistan, Sri Lanka


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


References:

  1. Chakravarty, H. L. 1990. Cucurbits of India and their role in the development of vegetable crops (Biol Cucurb) 329.
  2. Chakravarty, H. L. 1982. Cucurbitaceae (Fasc F India) 11:94.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  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):142-144.
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  7. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  8. Jeffrey, C. The Cucurbitaceae of Eastern Asia. 1980 (Cucurb EAs)
  9. 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.
  10. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  13. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)

Check other web resources for Momordica dioica Roxb. ex Willd. :

  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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=24523. Accessed 16 November 2018.