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Taxon: Tropaeolum majus L.

 
Genus: Tropaeolum
Section: Tropaeolum
Family: Tropaeolaceae
Nomen number: 40686
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:345; 2: errata. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 31-Dec-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 15 (9 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Human food: vegetable
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

    Other (probable hybrid origin South America)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Babu, C. R. 1977. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun. Note: cultivated
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Tropaeolum+majus&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 2000. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code) Art. 23.5, Ex. 5.
  9. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936-. Flora of Peru Note: 1936-1971; new ser. 1980-
  14. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  16. Navas-Bustamante, L. E. 1973-1979. Flora de la cuenca de Santiago de Chile.
  17. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  19. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  20. Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  21. Sparre, B. & L. Andersson. 1991. A taxonomic revision of the Tropaeolaceae. Opera Bot. 108:67.
  22. Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. Note: cultivated
  23. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. Note: cultivated
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Tropaeolum majus L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?40686. Accessed 18 September 2019.