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Taxon: Cyclanthera brachystachya (Ser.) Cogn.

 
Genus: Cyclanthera
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Sicyoeae
Nomen number: 447842
Place of publication: Diagn. Cucurb. nouv. 2:64. 1877
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Feb-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable; vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Java]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  5. Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos y ecogeográficos de las Cucurbitaceae Latinoamericanas de importancia económica Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 9:210-212.
  6. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)

Check other web resources for Cyclanthera brachystachya (Ser.) Cogn. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?447842. Accessed 18 December 2018.