Taxon profile


Melothria L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Cucurbitales »  family Cucurbitaceae - cucurbits

Included taxa

Number of records: 14

species Melothria crassifolia Small
species Melothria cucumis Vell.
species Melothria dulcis Wunderlin
species Melothria longituba C. Jeffrey
species Melothria microcarpa Shuttlew. ex Small
species Melothria nashii Small
species Melothria pendula L. - Guadeloupe Cucumber
species Melothria perpusilla (Blume) Cogn.
species Melothria pringlei (S.Watson) Mart.Crov.
species Melothria scabra Naudin - Mexican sour cucumber

Melothria scabra

species Melothria schulziana M. Crovetto
species Melothria trilobata Cogn.
species Melothria uliginosa Cogn.
species Melothria warmingii Cogn.

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1351096]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Melothria Linnaeus, 1753]
Data retrieved on: 8 December 2019
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Melothria L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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