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Indofevillea

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Indofevillea is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Cucurbitaceae.[1]

Its native range is Eastern Himalayas, Assam, to Tibet and Myanmar.[1]

The genus name of Indofevillea is in honour of Louis Feuillée (1660–1732), a French member of the Order of the Minims, explorer, astronomer, geographer, and botanist.[2] It was first described and published by Debabarta Chatterjee in 1946.[3]

Known species, according to Kew;[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Indofevillea Chatterjee | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 26 May 2021.
  2. ^ Burkhardt, Lotte (2018). Verzeichnis eponymischer Pflanzennamen – Erweiterte Edition [Index of Eponymic Plant Names – Extended Edition] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2018. ISBN 978-3-946292-26-5. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  3. ^ Chatterjee, D. (1946). "A New Genus of Cucurbitaceæ". Nature. 158 (4010): 345. doi:10.1038/158345b0. S2CID 4139917.
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Indofevillea: Brief Summary

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Indofevillea is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Cucurbitaceae.

Its native range is Eastern Himalayas, Assam, to Tibet and Myanmar.

The genus name of Indofevillea is in honour of Louis Feuillée (1660–1732), a French member of the Order of the Minims, explorer, astronomer, geographer, and botanist. It was first described and published by Debabarta Chatterjee in 1946.

Known species, according to Kew;

Indofevillea jiroi H.Schaef., B.M.Barthol. & Boufford Indofevillea khasiana Chatterjee
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