1. Family: Cucurbitaceae Juss.
    1. Thladiantha Bunge

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

    [FTEA]

    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, 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 2019. 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 2019. 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