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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to S. China and Malesia.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Trichosanthes costata Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6749] Momordica tubiflora K001124723
Jul 1, 2008 Squires, R.W. [943] Gymnopetalum chinense K000742652
Jul 1, 2008 Cuming, H. [1916], Philippines Gymnopetalum chinense K000742650
Jul 1, 2008 s.coll. [s.n.] Gymnopetalum chinense K000742655
Jul 1, 2008 Cuming, H. [1916], Philippines Gymnopetalum chinense K001044650
Jul 1, 2008 Horsfield, T. [s.n.] Gymnopetalum chinense K000742654
Jul 1, 2008 Horsfield, T. [s.n.] Gymnopetalum chinense K000742653
Jul 1, 2001 Postar et al. [SAN 144095], Malaysia Gymnopetalum chinense K000517520
Kurz, S. [s.n.] Gymnopetalum chinense K000742657
s.coll. [s.n.] Gymnopetalum chinense K000742656
[Hinds] [81], China Euonymus chinensis K000669120
[Griffith] [1969], India Euonymus chinensis K000669176
Hinds [s.n.] Euonymus chinensis K000669121

First published in Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 933 (1826)

Accepted by

  • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
  • Rebnner, S.S. & Pandey, A.K. (2013). The Cucurbitaceae of India: Accepted names, synonyms, geographic distribution, and information on images and DNA sequences PhytoKeys 20: 53-118.
  • de Boer, H.J. & Thulin, M. (2012). Synopsis of Trichosanthes (Cucurbitaceae) based on recent molecular phylogenetic data PhytoKeys 12: 23-33.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hara, H., Stearn, W.T. & Williams, H.J. (1979). An Enumeration of the Flowering Plants of Nepal 2: 1-220. Trustees of British Museum, London.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Rebnner, S.S. & Pandey, A.K. (2013). The Cucurbitaceae of India: Accepted names, synonyms, geographic distribution, and information on images and DNA sequences PhytoKeys 20: 53-118.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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