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Taxon: Trichosanthes tricuspidata Lour.

 
Genus: Trichosanthes
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Sicyoeae
Nomen number: 319706
Place of publication: Fl. cochinch. 2:589. 1790
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: 5 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):490. 1999)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):490. 1999)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guizhou]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Celebes, Java, Kalimantan, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas, Sumatra] Malaysia


    Uncertain

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India [West Bengal]
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar


References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Jeffrey, C. The Cucurbitaceae of Eastern Asia. 1980 (Cucurb EAs)
  6. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):490.
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Renner, S. S. & A. K. Pandey 2013. The Cucurbitaceae of India: accepted names, synonyms, geographic distribution, and information on images and DNA sequences (PhytoKeys) 20:97.
  9. Rugayah & W. J. J. O. de Wilde 1997. Trichosanthes L. (Cucurbitaceae) in Java (Blumea) 42:481.
  10. Rugayah & W. J. J. O. de Wilde 1999. Conspectus of Trichosanthes (Cucurbitaceae) in Malesia (Reinwardtia) 11:276.
  11. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  12. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Trichosanthes tricuspidata Lour. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.
  • 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=319706. Accessed 15 December 2018.