Jump to: SynonymsCommon NamesEconomic ImportanceDistributional RangeReferencesOther Web References

Taxon: Trichosanthes cucumerina L. var. anguina (L.) Haines

 
Genus: Trichosanthes
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Sicyoeae
Nomen number: 310205
Place of publication: Bot. Bihar Orissa 3:388. 1922
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Jan-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Sep-2018
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9)
Accessions: 26 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • club gourd  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • serpent gourd  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • serpent-cucumber  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • snake gourd  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • viper's gourd  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • she gua  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):488. 1999)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):488. 1999)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

  1. Chakravarty, H. L. 1990. Cucurbits of India and their role in the development of vegetable crops (Biol Cucurb) 327.
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Decker-Walters, D. S. 1999. Cucurbit, Sanskrit, and the Indo-Aryas Econ. Bot. 53:110.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  5. Jeffrey, C. 1980. Further notes on Cucurbitaceae: V. The Cucurbitaceae of the Indian subcontinent Kew Bull. 34:797.
  6. Jeffrey, C. The Cucurbitaceae of Eastern Asia (Cucurb EAs)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2 (Food Feed Crops US)
  9. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):488.
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Rugayah & W. J. J. O. de Wilde 1997. Trichosanthes L. (Cucurbitaceae) in Java (Blumea) 42:478.
  12. Rugayah & W. J. J. O. de Wilde 1999. Conspectus of Trichosanthes (Cucurbitaceae) in Malesia (Reinwardtia) 11:252.
  13. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  14. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Trichosanthes cucumerina L. var. anguina (L.) Haines :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310205. Accessed 16 June 2019.