Sorting Diplocyclos names

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



Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C. Jeffrey

SYNONYM(S) : Bryonia palmata L., Bryonia laciniosa L., Bryonopsis laciniosa (L.) Naudin, Ilocania pedata Merr., Zehneria erythrocarpa F. Muell.

CHINESE :   毒瓜 Du gua雙 輪瓜  Shuang lun gua (Taiwan).

DUTCH :  Kerstklimmer.

ENGLISH : Lollipop climber, Marble vine, Native bryony (Australia), Red-striped cucumber (Sri Lanka).

HINDI :  Bankakra, Bonkakra,  Isvaralingi,    शिवलिंगी   Shivalingi (Sivalingi, Shivlingi).

オキナ ワスズメウリ  Okinawa suzume uri, おきなわすず めうり Okinawa suzume uri,    沖縄雀瓜 Okinawa suzume uri.

KANNADA :  Angathonde balli,   ಲಿಮ್ಗತೊಮ್ಡೆ ಬಳ್ಳಿ  Limgatomde balli, Linga konde balli, Linga tonde balli, Mahaalingana balli, Maaningana balli, Panchaguriya, Shiva lingi.

KOREAN :  전초  Jeon cho.

MARATHI :  Kavdoli,    महादेवी  Mahadevi, Shivlinge.

MALAYALAM :  Aivirali kko-va, Kakkakothi, Nehoemeka, Neysatti, Neyyunni, Neyyuruni, Sivalingakkaya, Sivavalli.

NEPALESE : Shaavaa (Sava),   शिवलिंगी  Shivalingii (Sivalingi).  

SANSKRIT :  अपष्ठम्भिनी Apashtambhini, चित्रफला Chitraphala, लिङ्गिन्   Lingin, शिवलिङ्गी Shivalingi.

SINHALESE :  Pasengilla.

SWEDISH :  Polkagrisreva, Röd bryonreva.

TAMIL :  ஐவிரலி   Aivirali (as Bryonia laciniosa),  Aiviralkkovai, Iyveli,  Iyvirali, Sivalingakkay, Shivalingakkay.

TELUGU :  లింగదొండ   Linga donda.

THAI :   ขี้กาลาย   Khi ka lai (Khee kaa laai).






Porcher Michel H. et al. 1995 - 2020, Sorting Diplocyclos Names. Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database - A Work in Progress. School of Agriculture and Food Systems. The University of Melbourne. < > (2010).


General Bibliography
Specific & complementary


Breman Leo, 2010, Diplocyclos palmatus. Names and photographs of fruits on Flickr. < >.

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

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.

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

TamilCube, 2006 - 2010, Names of common Indian and Chinese herbs and plants in English, Chinese, Hindi and Tamil. < >.

தமிழ் மூலிகை அருஞ்சொற்பொருள், பிற அகராதி இணைப்புகள், 2008, Tamil Virtual University Dictionaries. Tamil Herb Glossary.  < >.

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

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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