Flora of New York/Cucurbitales


Rosales:
Rhamnaceae … Urticaceae
Flora of New York — Cucurbitales
Fagales:
Fagaceae, Myricaceae, Juglandaceae, Betulaceae
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The order Cucurbitales is part of the nitrogen-fixing clade:

nitrogen‑fixing clade 

Fabales




Rosales




Cucurbitales



Fagales





The Cucurbitales is primarily a tropical order of pants[1] and contains fewer than a dozen species known to grow in the wild in New York. All of these species are in the family Cucurbitaceae, and only two of them are considered native to New York State. The remainder have been known to escape from cultivation in the state, but none of them appear to persist for long.[2]
  1. P. F. Stevens (2001-2015). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 14, April 2015
  2. Cucurbitaceae Troy Weldy & David Werier (2013) New York Flora Atlas. New York Flora Association, Albany, New York.
Order Family Tribe Genera G T
Cucurbitales Cucurbitaceae Thladiantheae Thladiantha (Manchu tubergourd) 1 1
Bryonieae Ecballium (squirting-cucumber) 1 1
Sicyoeae Echinocystis (wild cucumber)
Sicyos (burr cucumber)
2 2
Benincaseae Citrullus (watermelon)
Cucumis (melon)
Lagenaria (bottle gourd)
3 5
Cucurbiteae Cucurbita (squash, pumpkin) 1 2

Family CucurbitaceaeEdit

The tribe names and their membership used here for the Cucurbitaceae (gourd family) are from Schaefer & Renner (2011).[1]

Tribe SicyoeaeEdit

EchinocystisEdit

Echinocystis (wild cucumber) is a monotypic genus

Cucurbitaceae — Sicyoeae — Echinocystis
Echinocystis Wild cucumber N.Y. Status Images Distribution NY NPT
(Michx.) Torr. & A.Gray

1803. Sicyos lobatus Michx.
1840. Echinocystis lobata Torr. & A.Gray
1890. Micrampelis lobata Greene
Wild cucumber,
Prickly cucumber,
Wild balsam-apple,
Wild mock-cucumber
Concombre grimpant,
Concombre sauvage,
Échinocyste lobé,
Échinocystis lobé
Native, C:3,
Secure



Annual,
Herb-vine
  NYFA-5
USDA-NN
NPT Can
ARS ITIS
Trop.



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SicyosEdit

Cucurbitaceae — Sicyoeae — Sicyos
Sicyos Burr cucumber N.Y. Status Images Distribution NY NPT
 L.

1753. Sicyos "angulata" L.
One-seeded burr-cucumber,
Oneseed burr cucumber,
Angled burr cucumber,
Wall burr cucumber,
Burr cucumber
Sicyos anguleux
Native,
Secure



Annual,
Herb-vine
  NYFA-5
USDA-NN
NPT Can
ARS ITIS
Trop.



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Tribe BenincaseaeEdit

CitrullusEdit

Cucurbitaceae — Benincaseae — Citrullus
Citrullus Watermelon N.Y. Status Images Distribution NY NPT
(Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
ssp. lanatus

1836. Citrullus vulgaris Schrad.
1882. Citrullus citrullus (L.) Karst.
1916. Citrullus lanatus Matsum.& Nakai
Watermelon,
Wild watermelon
Pastèque,
Melon d'eau
Introduced from
 Africa,
Impersistent,
Not naturalized

UPL

Annual,
Herb-vine
  NYFA-Xm
USDA-XX
NPT Can
ARS ITIS

BNA


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Citrullus (excluded taxa) Watermelon N.Y. Status Images Distribution NY NPT
 (L.) Schrad.

1753. Cucumis colocynthis L.
1768. Anguria citrullus Mill.
1833. Colocynthis vulgaris Schrad.
1838. Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Colocynth,
Bitter apple,
Bitter cucumber,
Egusi,
Vine of Sodom
Introduced from
 Eurasia,
 Africa,
Impersistent

Annual,
Herb-vine
  NYFA-XCLD
USDA-X0
NEW-0Can
ARS ITIS

BNA


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CucumisEdit

Cucurbitaceae — Benincaseae — Cucumis
Cucumis Melon N.Y. Status Images Distribution NY NPT
 L.

Garden cucumber Introduced from
 southern Asia,
Impersistent

Annual,
Herb-vine
  NYFA-X
USDA-XW
NPT 





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 L.

West Indian cucumber,
West Indian gherkin
Introduced,
Impersistent
  NYFA-X
USDA-XX






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Cantaloupe Introduced,
Impersistent
  NYFA-X
USDA-XW






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LagenariaEdit

Cucurbitaceae — Benincaseae — Lagenaria
Lagenaria Gourd N.Y. Status Images Distribution NY NPT
 (Molina) Standl.

    Cucurbita lagenaria
    Cucurbita siceraria
    Lagenaria leucantha
    Lagenaria vulgaris
Bottle gourd,
White-flowered gourd
Introduced,
Impersistent

Annual,
Herb-vine
  NYFA-X
USDA-XX
NPT 





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Tribe CucurbiteaeEdit

CucurbitaEdit

Cucurbitaceae — Cucurbiteae — Cucurbita
Cucurbita Gourd N.Y. Status Images Distribution NY NPT
 Duchesne

Pepo maximus
Winter squash Introduced,
Impersistent
  NYFA-X
USDA-XX






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Cucurbita moschataPepo moschatusPepo pepoPepo vulgaris
Field pumpkin Introduced,
Impersistent
  NYFA-X
USDA-MW






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Tribe ThladiantheaeEdit

ThladianthaEdit

Mitchell (1997)[1] lists Thladiantha dubia (Manchu tubergourd) as naturalized in New York. However, the New York Flora Atlas shows that no vouchered specimens have yet been collected for this plant.

Cucurbitaceae — Thladiantheae — Thladiantha
ThladianthaBunge Thladiantha N.Y. Status Images Distribution NY NPT
 Bunge

1833. Thladiantha dubia Bunge
Manchu tubergourd,
Goldencreeper,
Wild potato,
Red-hailstone
Thladianthe douteuse
Introduced from
 China, Korea,
No specimens
  NYFA-X
USDA-XX
NPT Can
ARS 
Trop.



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  1. Richard S. Mitchell (ed.) (1979). A checklist of New York State plants. Contributions of a Flora of New York State, Checklist IV. New York State Bulletin No. 490. Page 86. New York State Museum, Albany.

Tribe BryonieaeEdit

EcballiumEdit

Cucurbitaceae — Bryonieae — Ecballium
Ecballium Squirting-cucumber N.Y. Status Images Distribution NY NPT
 (L.) Rich.

1753. Momordica elaterium L.
1824. Ecballium elaterium (L.) Rich.
Squirting cucumber,
Exploding cucumber
Momordique
Introduced from
 Eurasia,
 northern Africa,
Impersistent
  NYFA-X
USDA-X0

ARS 




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Rosales:
Rhamnaceae … Urticaceae
Flora of New York — Cucurbitales
Fagales:
Fagaceae, Myricaceae, Juglandaceae, Betulaceae
Table of
contents
Genus
index
Protected species index Invasive species index