Miscellaneous South East Asian Cucurbit News IV

Authors

  • Willem J.J.O. De Wilde Netherlands Centre for Biodiversity Naturalis (section NHN), Leiden University, P.O. Box 9514, 2300 RA Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Brigitta E.E. Duyfjes Netherlands Centre for Biodiversity Naturalis (section NHN), Leiden University, P.O. Box 9514, 2300 RA Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Phongsak Phonsena The Forest Herbarium (BKF), Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, 61 Phahonyothin Rd., Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand.
  • Raymond W.J.M. van Der Ham Netherlands Centre for Biodiversity Naturalis (section NHN), Leiden University, P.O. Box 9514, 2300 RA Leiden, the Netherlands.

Keywords:

Cucurbitaceae, Coccinia, Gomphogyne, Hemsleya, Hodgsonia, Indomelothria, Sinobaijiania, Thladiantha, Trichosanthes, Zanonia

Abstract

Communications on nine genera in SE Asian Cucurbitaceae are presented. Gomphogyne stenocarpa sp. nov. and Sinobaijania smitinandii var. laxa var. nov. are described as new taxa, both for Thailand; one new combination, Gomphogyne longgangensis comb. nov., is proposed for southern China. Two Trichosanthes species are newly recorded for Thailand, T. baviensis and T. pedata. A new locality of the rare Indomelothria blumeiis mentioned for Thailand. Seeds of both Coccinia grandis and Trichosanthes truncata, fruit of Cucumis debilis, and fruit and seeds of both Thladiantha hookeri and Thladiantha indochinensis are discussed. Information on the androecium and pollen morphology of Hodgsonia heteroclita subsp. indochinensis and on a sterile growth form of Zanonia indica subsp. orientalisis presented.

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De Wilde, W. J., Duyfjes, B. E., Phonsena, P., & van Der Ham, R. W. (2014). Miscellaneous South East Asian Cucurbit News IV. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), (39), 1–22. Retrieved from https://li01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/ThaiForestBulletin/article/view/24134

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