Melothria

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Contains 1 accepted taxa overall.

Family:CUCURBITACEAE
Common Name:MELOTHRIA
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order CUCURBITALES
FamilyCUCURBITACEAE
Genus Melothria

Citation

Citation MELOTHRIA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 35. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Melothria pendula Linnaeus

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Melothria pendula CREEPING CUCUMBER

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Achmandra Achmandra Arnott, in Wight, Madras J. Lit. Sci. 12: 49. 1840. TYPE: Achmandra rostrata (Rottler) Arnott (Bryonia rostrata Rottler Lectotypified by Pfeiffer, Nomencl. Bot. 1: 60. 1871.
Diclidostigma Diclidostigma Kunze, Linnaea 17: 576. 1844. TYPE: Diclidostigma melothrioides Kunze
Harlandia Harlandia Hance ex Walpers, Ann. Bot. Syst. 2: 648. 1852. TYPE: Harlandia bryonioides Hance ex Walpers
Juchia Juchia M. Roemer, Fam. Nat. Syn. Monogr. 2: 11, 48. 1846. TYPE: Juchia hastata (Loureiro) M. Roemer (Bryonia hastata Loureiro)
Karivia Karivia Arnott, in Wight, Madras J. Lit. Sci. 12: 50. 1840. TYPE: Karivia amplexicaulis (Lamarck) Arnott (Bryonia amplexicaulis Lamarck) Lectotypified by Pfeiffer, Nomencl. Bot. 1: 1807. 1874.
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