Genus: Trichosanthes L.

Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus number: 12326
Last updated: 28-Apr-2011
Accession Count: 94 (22 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • 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) 8:364-386.
  • de Boer, H. J. & M. Thulin 2012. Synopsis of Trichosanthes (Cucurbitaceae) based on recent molecular phylogenetic data. (PhytoKeys) 12:23-33.
  • Rugayah & W. J. J. O. de Wilde 1999. Conspectus of Trichosanthes (Cucurbitaceae) in Malesia. (Reinwardtia) 11:227-280.
  • Schaefer, H. & S. S. Renner 2011. Phylogenetic relationships in the order Cucurbitales and a new classification of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae). (Taxon) 60:122-138.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Trichosanthes
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 24 March 2019.