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Taxon: Monizia edulis Lowe

Synonym of Daucus edulis (Lowe) Wojew. et al.

Genus: Monizia
Family: Apiaceae (alt.Umbelliferae)
Subfamily: Apioideae
Tribe: Scandiceae
Subtribe: Daucinae
Nomen number: 461619
Place of publication: Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 8:295. 1856
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 10-Mar-2017 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Dalgaard, V. 1991. Chromosome studies in flowering plants from Macaronesia II. Willdenowia 20:139-152. Note: reports 2n=22
  2. Grosso, C. et al. 2009. Assessment of the essential oil composition of Tornabenea annua, Tornabenea insularis and Tornabenea tenuissima fruits from Cape Verde islands. Biochem. Syst. & Ecol. 37:474-478. Note: mentions
  3. Spalik, K. & S. R. Downie. 2007. Intercontinental disjunctions in Cryptotaenia (Apiaceae, Oenantheae): an appraisal using molecular data. J. Biogeogr. 34:2039-2054. Note: this biogeographic study of Cryptotaenia included members of tribe Scandiceae; Monizia edulis was resolved sister to Melanoselinum decipiens at the base of a well supported clade includingDaucus carota

Check other web resources for Monizia edulis Lowe :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?461619. Accessed 4 July 2020.