Taxon: Cucurbita pedatifolia L. H. Bailey

 
Genus: Cucurbita
Family: Cucurbitaceae
      Tribe: Cucurbiteae
Nomen number: 104859
Place of publication: Gentes Herbarum 6:297. 1943
Name Verified on: 17-Feb-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Jul-2014
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of fig-leaf gourd (based on a probable close affinity with Cucurbita ficifolia fide Syst Ecogeogr Stud 9:26, 31. 1995)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of cushaw (based on crossability barriers with cultivated Cucurbita fide Syst Ecogeogr Stud 9:92. 1995)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of maxima pumpkin/squash (based on crossability barriers with cultivated Cucurbita fide Syst Ecogeogr Stud 9:92. 1995)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of moschata pumpkin/squash (based on crossability barriers with cultivated Cucurbita fide Syst Ecogeogr Stud 9:92. 1995)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of pepo pumpkin/squash (based on unsuccessful hybridization with Cucurbita pepo fide Syst Ecogeogr Stud 9:28. 1995)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Guanajuato, - Hidalgo, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Queretaro

References:

  • Arriaga, L. et al. 2006. Assessing the risk of releasing transgenic Cucurbita spp. in Mexico Agric. Eco-Syst. Environm. 112:291-299.
  • Fursa, T. B. & A. I. Filov 1982. Cucurbitaceae (Citrullus, Cucurbita) Kul't. Flora SSSR 21:203.
  • Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos y ecogeográficos de las Cucurbitaceae Latinoamericanas de importancia económica Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 9:91-92.
  • Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos y ecogeográficos de las Cucurbitaceae Latinoamericanas de importancia económica Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 9:91-92.
  • Nee, M. 1990. The domestication of Cucurbita (Cucurbitaceae) Econ. Bot. 44(3 suppl.):58.
  • Whitaker, T. W. & W. P. Bemis 1964. Evolution in the genus Cucurbita (Evolution) 18:553-559.

Check other web resources for Cucurbita pedatifolia L. H. Bailey :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.