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Taxon: Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt

Genus: Coccinia
Family: Cucurbitaceae tribe: Benincaseae.
Nomen number: 10974
Place of publication: Hort. suburb. Calcutt. 59. 1845
Name verified on: 23-Nov-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
HI*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • ivy gourd   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • little gourd   (Source: Cucurbits 194. 1998) – English
  • Tindola   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • kundree   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – India
  • tindora   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – India
  • tindori   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – India
  • pepasan   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Malay
  • pepino cimarrón   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • scharlakansgurka   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
  • kanduri   (Source: Hamdard 38:98. 1995) – Urdu (Pakistan)
  • kundur   (Source: Hamdard 38:98. 1995) – Urdu (Pakistan)
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Mali; Nigeria; Senegal
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Yemen
    China: China - Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Kerala, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Northern Territory

      Naturalized:
  • PACIFIC
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1963–. Flore du Cameroun.
  • Berhaut, J. 1971–. Flore illustrée du Senegal.
  • Boudet, G. et al. 1986. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali.
  • Burkill, H. M. 1985. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. 1:575.
  • Chakravarty, H. L. 1982. Cucurbitaceae. 11:24–26 In: Botanical Survey of India, Fascicles of flora of India. 11:24–26.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Decker-Walters, D. S. 1999. Cucurbit, Sanskrit, and the Indo-Aryas. Econ. Bot. 53:108.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Hamid, S. et al. 1995. Medicinal plants of family Cucurbitaceae of Pakistan (part II). Hamdard 38:98.
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989–. Flora of Ethiopia. (and Eritrea. 2000)
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Jardin botanique national de Belgique. 1967–. Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale).
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Peter, K. V. et al. 1998. Improvement and cultivation: bitter gourd, snake gourd, pointed gourd, and ivy gourd. In: N. M. Nayar & T. A. More (eds.), Cucurbits. 194.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Branch, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. 1999. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act.
  • Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables. 8:150 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 8:150.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970–. Flora of Thailand.
  • Thulin, M., ed. 1993–. Flora of Somalia.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the flora of Yemen.
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Check other web resources for Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database 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.

Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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