Sorting Mukia names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :


Mukia celebica (Cogn.) F.M.Bailey

Melothria celebica Cogn.

ENGLISH : Australian zehneria,  Queensland zehneria.

Mukia javanica (Miq.) C. Jeffrey

CHINESE :  山冬瓜  Shan dong gua,   爪哇帽儿瓜  Zhao wa mao er gua.

Mukia maderaspatana (L.) M. Roem.

SYNONYM(S) : Bryonia callosa Heyne ex Wall., Bryonia cordifolia L., Bryonia scabrella L., Coccinia cordifolia (L.) Cogn., Cucumis maderaspatanus L., Melothria maderaspatana (L.) Cogn., Mukia scabrella (L.f.) Arn.

BENGALI :  Bilari.

CHINESE : Hong gua (as C. cordifolia), 帽儿瓜   Mao er gua,  毛花马姣儿  Mao hua ma  jiao er , 天花   (Taiwan).

Madras pea pumpkin, Rough bryony.

GUJARATI : Tindori.

HINDI : Aganaki, Agumaki, बिलाड़ी Bilari, मुसमुसा Musmusa, परिपुष्करा Paripushkara.

JAPANESE : Sango ju suzume uri.

KANNADA : Chitrati.

KONKANI : चिरटी Chirati.

MALAYALAM : Chitrati, Mukkpeeram, Mukkalpeeram, Mukkalpiram.

MARATHI :  Bilavi,   चिरटी Chirati. 

NEPALESE :    मट्याङग्र काँक्री   Matyangre kankri .

PUNJABI :  Gwala kakri.

SANSKRIT :  Kritarandra, Krtarandhrah, Musimusikkay, परिपुष्करा  Paripushkara, Trikosaki.

TAMIL :  முசுமுசுக்கை  Muchumuchukkai, Musumusukkai , Musumuskkai, Musumuskkai, Nagilangiai.

TELUGU : Musumusukaya, నూగుదోస Nugudosa,  Potti budamu.

THAI : Taeng nok, Taeng nu, Taeng phi pluk.

URDU :  مسمسا  Musmusa.

UNIDENTIFIED : Gwala kakri (India).


Mukia micrantha (F.Muell.) F.Muell.

SYNONYM(S) :  Cucumis muelleri Naudin, Cucurbita micrantha F.Muell., Melothria micrantha (F.Muell.) F.Muell. ex
Cogn., Melothria muelleri (Naudin) Benth., Zehneria micrantha (F.Muell.) F.Muell.



Porcher Michel H. et al. 1995 - 2020, Sorting  Mukia Names. Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database   (M.M.P.N.D - Published by The University of Melbourne. Australia.
< > (2010).


General Bibliography




Specific & complementary


Andres, T. C.  , 2004. Web site for the plant family Cucurbitaceae & home of The Cucurbit Network. < >.

EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < >.

FRLHT, 2002 - 2005,   Encyclopedia on Indian Medicinal Plants - designed to provide access to FRLHT’s multi-disciplinary database through structured queries. Foundation for Revitalisation of Local Health Traditions (FRLHT). < >. English, Romanised Arabic, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Persian, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan, and Urdu.
Associated Medicinal Plant Conservation Parks Database. Indexes in romanised Hindi, Kannada, Latin, Malayalam, Sanskrit & Tamil. <

Hanelt Peter et al. , 2001, Mansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops, Vol. xx. Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (Editors), First English Edition, Springer.

IPK Gatersleben, 2002, Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops. < >.

IPNI, 2003, International Plant Name Index. Online Database. < >.

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

Reddy R.D. , 2006, FOREST FLORA OF ANDHRA PRADESH. ANDHRA PRADESH FOREST DEPARTMENT. < >. (romanised Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu).

Smitinand Tem, 2001, Thai Plant Names - Revised Edition by The Forest Herbarium - Royal Forest Department. Bangkok. Thailand.

USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (10 February 2006).

Wang Zongxun et al. 1996, A New Latin, Chinese, English Botanical Nomenclature. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany. Aviation Industry Publisher, Beijing.

Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.

Xie Zongwa & Yu Youqin (Editors), 1996, Materia Medica, Chinese Terminology, Vol. 1, Renminweisheng Publishing House Beijing, China. (Latin with authority names and Chinese-simplified, text in Chinese).


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