foc
《中国植物志》英文修订版
Flora of China
  FOC Vol.19 (2011)              | Family List  Cucurbitaceae  PDF Solena  PDF   |  eFloras.org Link Font:+ Big | - Small
   1a. Solena heterophylla subsp. heterophylla  
茅瓜(原亚种)   mao gua (yuan ya zhong)
  

Bryonia hastata Loureiro; Melothria delavayi Cogniaux; Solena delavayi (Cogniaux) C. Y. Wu.

  

Plants dioecious. Anther cells curved. Fruit oblong or subglobose, 2-6 × 2-5 cm. Fl. May-Aug, fr. Aug-Nov.

Mixed forests, thickets, grasslands, roadsides on mountain slopes; 600-2600 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Xizang, Yunnan [NE Afghanistan, India, Indonesia (Java), Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam].

The roots are used medicinally.

The roots are used medicinally.