The genus Trichosanthes L. (Cucurbitaceae) in Thailand

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  • Brigitta E.E. Duyfjes Nationaal Herbarium Nederland, Leiden Universiteit branch
  • Kanchana Pruesapan Bangkok Herbarium, Department of Agriculture

Keywords:

Trichosanthes L., Cucurbitaceae

Abstract

Trichosanthes (Cucurbitaceae) in Thailand comprises 17 species, seven of which have been described as new here: T. dolichosperma Duyfjes & Pruesapan, T. erosa Duyfjes & Pruesapan, T. inthanonensis Duyfjes & Pruesapan, T. kostermansii Duyfjes & Pruesapan, T. pallida Duyfjes & Pruesapan, T. phonsenae Duyfjes & Pruesapan, and T. siamensis Duyfjes & Pruesapan. Two new subspecific entities have been described: T. pubera Blume subsp. rubriflos (Cayla) Duyfjes & Pruesapan var. fissisepala Duyfjes & Pruesapan, and T. tricuspidata Lour. subsp. javanica Duyfjes & Pruesapan. A key to taxa, descriptions with distributional and ecological data and illustrations are presented.

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Brigitta E.E. Duyfjes, Nationaal Herbarium Nederland, Leiden Universiteit branch

Nationaal Herbarium Nederland, Leiden Universiteit branch, P.O. Box 9514, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands.

Kanchana Pruesapan, Bangkok Herbarium, Department of Agriculture

Bangkok Herbarium, Department of Agriculture. 50 Phahonyothin Road, Chatuchak, Bangkok, 10900, Thailand.

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Duyfjes, B. E., & Pruesapan, K. (2014). The genus Trichosanthes L. (Cucurbitaceae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), (32), 76–109. Retrieved from https://li01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/ThaiForestBulletin/article/view/24360

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