Trichosanthes L.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to W. Pacific.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Korea, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Benin, Cameroon, Comoros, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Leeward Is., Madagascar, Mauritius, North Caucasus, Réunion, Senegal, Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is.

Trichosanthes L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 2001 Triono, T. [123], New Guinea 64414.000

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1008 (1753)

Accepted by

  • de Boer, H.J. & Thulin, M. (2012). Synopsis of Trichosanthes (Cucurbitaceae) based on recent molecular phylogenetic data PhytoKeys 12: 23-33.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China

    The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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