Taxon: Trichosanthes dioica Roxb.

 
Genus: Trichosanthes
Family: Cucurbitaceae
      Tribe: Sicyoeae
Nomen number: 314328
Place of publication: Fl. ind. ed. 1832, 3:701. 1832
Name Verified on: 29-Jan-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Jan-2015
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (both fruits and leaves fide Biol Cucurb 328. 1990)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India - Assam, - Bihar, - Himachal Pradesh, - Jammu and Kashmir, - Meghalaya, - Punjab, - Rajasthan, - Uttar Pradesh, - West Bengal, - Delhi, - Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal; Pakistan - Punjab; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar

References:

  • Chakravarty, H. L. 1990. Cucurbits of India and their role in the development of vegetable crops (Biol Cucurb) 327.
  • Chakravarty, H. L. 1959. Monograph on Indian Cucurbitaceae: taxonomy and distribution Rec. Bot. Surv. India 17(1):54.
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Jeffrey, C. 1980. Further notes on Cucurbitaceae: V. The Cucurbitaceae of the Indian subcontinent Kew Bull. 34:798.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Renner, S. S. & A. K. Pandey 2013. The Cucurbitaceae of India: accepted names, synonyms, geographic distribution, and information on images and DNA sequences (PhytoKeys) 20:92.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

Check other web resources for Trichosanthes dioica Roxb. :

  • 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.