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Taxon: Trichosanthes cucumerina L.

 
Genus: Trichosanthes
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Sicyoeae
Nomen number: 40106
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1008. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
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: 7 (4 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangxi, Yunnan (s.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Northern Territory (n.), Queensland (n.), Western Australia (n.)]


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  4. Cooper, W. E. & H. J. de Boer 2011. A taxonomic revision of Trichosanthes L. (Cucurbitaceae) in Australia, including one new species from the Northern Territory (Austrobaileya) 8:368-371.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  7. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  10. Jeffrey, C. 1980. Further notes on Cucurbitaceae: V. The Cucurbitaceae of the Indian subcontinent Kew Bull. 34:796.
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  13. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):488.
  14. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Rugayah & W. J. J. O. de Wilde 1999. Conspectus of Trichosanthes (Cucurbitaceae) in Malesia (Reinwardtia) 11:252.
  17. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  18. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Trichosanthes cucumerina L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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=40106. Accessed 21 November 2018.