Ctenolepis

Ctenolepis cerasiformis (Stocks) Hook. fil. (Distribution: Global: Old World tropics. In India: Gujarat)   Ctenolepis garcinii (Burm. fil.) Naud. (Distribution: Global: India and Sri Lanka. In India: Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh)   The genus Blastania Kotschy & Peyr. (CUCURBITACEAE) is represented by two species in India. […]

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Siraitia

Siraitia grosvenorii (Swingle) C.Jeffrey ex A.M.Lu & Zhi Y.Zhang (Cultivated)  

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Gynostemma

Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Thunb.) Makino The genus Gynostemma Blume (CUCURBITACEAE) comprises about 10 to 19 species distributed in tropical Asia to E.Asia1. In India, it is represented by a single species2. 1. Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Thunb.) Makino     Synonyms:Vitis pentaphylla Thunb.; Gynostemma pedatum Blume; G. simplicifolium Blume; G. pentaphyllum f. simplicifolium (Blume) W.J.de Wilde & Duyfjes; G. […]

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Bryonia

Two species of Bryonia L. (CUCURBITACEAE) are occurring in India1. 1. Bryonia aspera Steven ex Ledeb.    Distribution: Global: Turkey, Iran, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. In India: NW India: Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh. 2. Bryonia monoica Aitch. & Hemsl.    Distribution: Global: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kirgizstan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan and India. In […]

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Actinostemma

The genus Actinostemma Griff. (CUCURBITACEAE) comprises three species of which one occurs in India. 1. Actinostemma tenerum Griff. Synonyms: Actinostemma lobatum var. japonicum Maxim.; A. lobatum var. subintegrum Kom.; A. tenerum var. tenerum; A. tenerum var. yunnanensis A.M.Lu & Zhi Y.Zhang; Mitrosicyos racemosus Maxim.Distribution: Global: Bangladesh, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Russia, China, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan. […]

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Herpetospermum

  Herpetospermum darjeelingense (C.B.Clarke) H.Schaef. & S.S.Renner   Herpetospermum pedunculosum (Ser.) C.B. Clarke  

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Zehneria

As per efi thread: W.J.J.O. DE WILDE & B.E.E. DUYFJES in THAI FOR. BULL. (BOT.) 32: 15–31. 2004 write: 1. Zehneria maysorensis (Wight & Arn.) Arn. Type: S India, Wallich 6702 A–D, Wight 1116.— Zehneria maysorensis (Wight & Arn.) Arn. var. oblonga V. P. Prasad & M. Prasad, J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 17 (2): 471. […]

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Trichosanthes

Keys in Flora of Bhutan: 1. Male flowers solitary or 2; anthers free ……….. .. 1. T. dioica + Male flowers in racemes; anthers connate …………… .. 2 2. Male racemes with minute, linear bracts l – 2mm ……… .. 2. T. cucumerina + Male racemes with large, oblong or rounded bracts 0.5 – 4.5cm […]

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Momordica

Momordica charantia L. (Images by Bhagyashri Ranade & Satish Phadke)         Momordica subangulata Blume (Images by (Surajit Koley – Id by J.M.Garg as per discussions in another thread), (For more photos & complete details, click on the link)) Solena umbellata (Klein ex Willd.) W.J.de Wilde & Duyfjes     Species with description & […]

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Solena

Solena amplexicaulis (Lam.) Gandhi (Images by Nasim Kasim (Id by C. Kunhikannan & L Rasingam) (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links)) Solena heterophylla Lour.  (Images by Satish Phadke, Dinesh Valke, Prashant Awale, Raghu Ananth, Neil Soares, Renee Vyas, Surajit Koley, Alok Mahendroo, Nayan Singh, Rashida Atthar & Shubhada Nikharge (All […]

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Luffa

  Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb. Images by tspkumar   Luffa cylindrica (L.) M.Roem Images by tspkumar   The Cucurbitaceae of India: Accepted names, synonyms, geographic distribution, and information on images and DNA sequences by Susanne S. Renner, Arun K. Pandey. (2013)- Accepted names: Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb. Luffa cylindrica (L.) M.Roem. Luffa echinata Roxb. Luffa […]

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