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Taxon: Manihot esculenta Crantz

 
Genus: Manihot
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Manihoteae
Nomen number: 431678
Place of publication: Inst. rei herb. 1:167. 1766
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 21 (19 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Amazonas]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amazonas, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Pará, Amapá, Rondônia, Roraima, Tocantins]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [La Paz] Peru [Loreto, San Martín]


    Cultivated (cult. throughout tropics)

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. Allem, A. C. 1994. The origin of Manihot esculenta Crantz (Euphorbiaceae). Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 41:133-150.
  3. Balakrishnan, N. P. & T. Chakrabarty. 2007. The family Euphorbiaceae in India; a synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography
  4. 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=Manihot+esculenta&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  6. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  7. Olsen, K. M. & B. A. Schaal. 2001. Microsatellite variation in cassava (Manihot esculenta, Euphorbiaceae) and its wild relatives: further evidence for a southern Amazonian origin of domestication. Amer. J. Bot. 88:131-142.
  8. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  10. Rogers, D. J. & S. G. Appan. 1973. Manihot, Manihotoides (Euphorbiaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 13:25-34.

Check other web resources for Manihot esculenta Crantz :

  • 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:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?431678. Accessed 20 September 2019.