Trichosanthes dicoelosperma C.B.Clarke

 
  • Family : CUCURBITACEAE
    (Gourd Or Melon Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KHARBOOZA FAMILY (खरबूजा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Calceolariaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Trichosanthes pilosa var. pilosa
  • Habit : Creeper
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Herbaceous creepers up to 3 m long; tendrils bifid; Leaves cordate-ovate, acute, denticulate, pubescent on both surfaces; Male flowers in ebracteate racemes; female flowers axillary, solitary; Fruits round, orange or red, pulpy; Seeds compressed.
  • Flower, Fruit : January- March
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Australia, Bhutan, Borneo, China, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Australia, Bhutan, Borneo, China, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 552-553
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Trichosanthes dicoelosperma. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

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