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Taxon: Trichosanthes dioica Roxb.

 
Genus: Trichosanthes
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Sicyoeae
Nomen number: 314328
Place of publication: Fl. ind. ed. 1832, 3:701. 1832
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Jan-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

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 (n.)


References:

  1. Chakravarty, H. L. 1959. Monograph on Indian Cucurbitaceae: taxonomy and distribution. Rec. Bot. Surv. India 17(1):54.
  2. Chakravarty, H. L. 1990. Cucurbits of India and their role in the development of vegetable crops. Biology and utilization of the Cucurbitaceae 327.
  3. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  4. Jeffrey, C. 1980. Further notes on Cucurbitaceae: V. The Cucurbitaceae of the Indian subcontinent. Kew Bull. 34:798.
  5. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  6. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  9. 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.

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.
  • 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=314328. Accessed 13 November 2019.