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Taxon: Trichosanthes kirilowii Maxim.

 
Genus: Trichosanthes
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Sicyoeae
Nomen number: 40112
Place of publication: Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg Divers Savans 9:482. 1859 (Prim. fl. amur.)
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: 11 (8 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of trichosanthin (fide Import Medicinal Pl; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; Pl Res SEAs 12(1):489. 1999; Ill Chin Mat Med, as Trichosanthes japonica); source of trichosanthin (fide Import Medicinal Pl; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; Pl Res SEAs 12(1):489. 1999; Ill Chin Mat Med, as Trichosanthes japonica)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Gansu, Hebei, Henan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. American Herbal Products Association Herbs of commerce. 1992 (Herbs Commerce)
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  6. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  7. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23, 1988) (Import Medicinal Pl)
  8. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  9. Jeffrey, C. The Cucurbitaceae of Eastern Asia. 1980 (Cucurb EAs)
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  11. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:132.
  12. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  13. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):489.
  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. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Trichosanthes kirilowii Maxim. :

  • 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=40112. Accessed 19 November 2018.