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Taxon: Echinocystis lobata (Michx.) Torr. & A. Gray

 
Genus: Echinocystis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Sicyoeae
Nomen number: 409854
Place of publication: Fl. N. Amer. 1:542. 1840
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Feb-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Oct-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • prickly-cucumber  (Source: F Canada) - English
  • wild balsam-apple  (Source: F Canada) - English
  • wild cucumber  (Source: F Canada) - English
  • concombre grimpant  (Source: F Canada) - French
  • taggreva  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; D. Decker-Walters); ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; D. Decker-Walters)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Kentucky (n.), Maryland, North Carolina (n.w.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (n.), Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, Utah (n.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown Herbaceous plants of Maryland. 1984 (HPl Mary)
  3. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist. 1992 (L Kentucky)
  4. Decker-Walters, D. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  6. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. (F IllJones)
  7. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. (F Ariz)
  8. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  9. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  10. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains. (Atlas GPlains)
  11. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  12. Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas. 1991 (L Minn)
  13. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  14. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  15. Seymour, F. The flora of New England. (F NEng)
  16. Smith, E. B. Keys to the flora of Arkansas. (F Arkansas Key)
  17. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  18. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  19. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  20. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)
  21. Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource). (F Wisconsin)
  22. Wherry, E. T. et al. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania. (Atlas Penn)

Check other web resources for Echinocystis lobata (Michx.) Torr. & A. Gray :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?409854. Accessed 12 December 2018.