Miscellaneous South East Asian Cucurbit News IV
Keywords:Cucurbitaceae, Coccinia, Gomphogyne, Hemsleya, Hodgsonia, Indomelothria, Sinobaijiania, Thladiantha, Trichosanthes, Zanonia
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.