Trichosanthes bracteata (Lam.) Voigt

 
  • Family : CUCURBITACEAE
    (Gourd Or Melon Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KHARBOOZA FAMILY (खरबूजा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Cucurbitaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Anguina bracteata (Lam.) Kuntze; Trichosanthes hupehensis C.Y.Cheng & Yueh; Trichosanthes palmata Roxb.; Trichosanthes tricuspidata var. strigosa S.Mitra & Bandyop.; Modecca bracteata Lam.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Trichosanthes bracteata (Lam.) Voigt
  • Habit : Climbing herb
  • Comments / notes : Common in the east of Aravalli in wastelands, fringes of forests and at the foot of hills.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Thane district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Rajasthan : Banswara district
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu
  • Literature :
    • Shetty B.V. and Singh V., (1987). Flora of India Series 2 Flora of Rajasthan Vol. 1. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India. PP- 456
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Trichosanthes bracteata. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

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