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2b. Momordica subangulata subsp. renigera (Wallich ex G. Don) W. J. de Wilde, Bot. Zhurn. 87: 147. 2002.

云南木鳖 yun nan mu bie

Momordica renigera Wallich ex G. Don, Gen. Hist. 3: 36. 1834.

Stem robust. Leaf blade abaxially puberulent, yellow-brown pubescent on veins or glabrescent. Bract of male flower 20-30 × 20-40 mm. Calyx segments lanceolate, apex acute. Fruit ovoid or broadly ovoid, 5-7 cm, with longitudinal rows of flattened tubercles or undulate ridges, verrucose. Fl. Jun-Aug, fr. Aug-Nov.

Roadsides on mountain slopes, thickets; 1400-2500 m. Yunnan [Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Thailand].

The Chinese record of Momordica dioica Willdenow (FRPS 73(1): 192. 1986) is based on a misidentification of M. subangulata subsp. renigera.


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