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Taxon: Momordica dioica Roxb. ex Willd.

 
Genus: Momordica
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Momordiceae
Nomen number: 24523
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 4(1):605. 1805
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-May-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Biol Cucurb 330. 1990)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (c. & s.), Pakistan, Sri Lanka


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


References:

  1. Chakravarty, H. L. 1990. Cucurbits of India and their role in the development of vegetable crops. Biology and utilization of the Cucurbitaceae 329.
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  3. De Wilde, W. J. J. O. & B. E. E. Duyfjes. 2002. Synopsis of Momordica (Cucurbitaceae) in SE Asia and Malesia. Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 87(3):142-144.
  4. Kattukunnel, J. J. & V. T. Antony. 2008. Momordica sahyadrica sp. nov. (Cucurbitaceae), an endemic species of Western Ghats of India. Nordic J. Bot. 24:539-542. Note: mentions
  5. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  6. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants

Check other web resources for Momordica dioica Roxb. ex Willd. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://www.narc.gov.jo/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24523. Accessed 3 June 2020.