1. Family: Cucurbitaceae Juss.
    1. Thladiantha Bunge

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical and Asia-Temperate..

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    Cucurbitaceae, C. Jeffrey. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1967

    Habit
    Medium-sized climbers
    Leaves
    Leaves simple or less often pedately 3–7-foliolate
    Tendrils
    Tendrils simple or proximally or distally bifid
    Flowers
    Flowers of medium size, usually yellow, dioecious Male flowers racemose, less often solitary; receptacle-tube short; lobes entire, linear or lanceolate; petals 5, free, entire, 1–3 with an incurved scale inside at the base; stamens 5, free, 4 in two pairs with one single, all 1-thecous; thecae straight Female flowers solitary or few and fasciculate; ovules horizontal, many; style 1, stigmas 3
    Male
    Male flowers racemose, less often solitary; receptacle-tube short; lobes entire, linear or lanceolate; petals 5, free, entire, 1–3 with an incurved scale inside at the base; stamens 5, free, 4 in two pairs with one single, all 1-thecous; thecae straight
    Female
    Female flowers solitary or few and fasciculate; ovules horizontal, many; style 1, stigmas 3
    Fruits
    Fruit fleshy, indehiscent, tuberculate, ribbed or smooth
    Seeds
    Seeds small, pyriform in outline and compressed, with rough testa and grooved margins, or oblong- or ovate-truncate in outline with flat ± prominently ridged faces and rounded margins.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Khabarovsk, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Primorye, Sakhalin, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Uzbekistan, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Altay, Austria, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, Great Britain, Hungary, Illinois, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Korea, Manitoba, Masachusettes, New Hampshire, New York, Ontario, Québec, Romania, Ukraine, West Siberia, Wisconsin

    Thladiantha Bunge appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg Divers Savans 2: 103 (1835)

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Enum. Pl. Chin. Bor.: 29 (1833)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0