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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Pakistan to India, Central & S. Malesia to SW. Pacific.
Benincasa hispida

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

Benincasa Savi appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Biblioth. Ital. (Turin) 9: 158 (1818)

Accepted by

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

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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