Sorting Solena names

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

Solena amplexicaulis (Lam.) Gandhi

Bryonia amplexicaulis Lam., Melothria amplexicaulis (Lam.) Cogn., Melothria heterophylla (Lour.) Cogn., Solena heterophylla Lour., Solena heterophylla (Lour.) Cogn., Zehneria umbellata Thwaites

CHINESE :  茅瓜   Mao gua.

ENGLISH :  Creeping Cucumber, Diversely-leaved melothria, Clasping-stemmed solena.

BENGALI :  Kudri.

HINDI :   अमन्तमूल Amantamul, बन काकड़ा  Ban kakra, तरली Tarali, वन ककड़ी Van kakdi.

KANNADA :    ಬೀಮ್ಪುಳಿ  Bimpuli.

MALAYALAM :  ഞെരിഞ്ഞാമ്പുളി  Nerinnampuli.

MARATHI :   गोमेटी Gometi.

NEPALESE :   बन कांकरो  Ban kankro.

ORIYA :  Kamaraja.

RUSSIAN :  Солена разнолистная  Solena raznolistnaya.

SANSKRIT :   अम्ळवेतसः Amlavetasah.

TAMIL :   புளிவஞ்சி Pulivanchi (Pulivanci).

TELUGU :   అడవి దొండ Adavi donda, తీగదొండ Tigadonda.
THAI :  Bong karen, Tam lueng tua phu.

URDU : Bankakra (Pakistan, India).

UNIDENTIFIED :   गोयंटिणी  Goimtini (India), Gometta, Kakkarikka, Kalpurikkadu, Karakia, Karakka, Karuvikizhangu, Makirla, Njerinjampuli, Pulivanji.

Solena delavayi (Cogn.) C. Y. Wu

SYNONYM(S) :   Melothria delavayi Cogn.

CHINESE :    滇藏茅瓜   Dian cang mao gua.

ENGLISH : Discrete solena.





Porcher Michel H. et al. 1995 - 2020, Sorting Solena Names. Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database - A Work in Progress. Published by The University of Melbourne. < > (2013).


General Bibliography
Specific & complementary

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.

IBP, 2013, Biodiversity India, Indian Biodiversity Portal (IBP).  <  >.

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.

USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (25 February 2004).

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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