Benincasa Savi

First published in Biblioth. Ital. (Turin) 9: 158 (1818)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Pakistan to India, Central & S. Malesia to SW. Pacific.

Distribution

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Maluku, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Pakistan, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sulawesi

Introduced into:

Afghanistan, Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Cook Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Ghana, Kenya, Korea, Laos, Marianas, Marquesas, Myanmar, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Society Is., Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0