Taxon: Vasconcellea quercifolia A. St.-Hil.

 
Genus: Vasconcellea
Family: Caricaceae
Nomen number: 70821
Place of publication: Deux. mém. Réséd. 13. 1837
Name Verified on: 21-Nov-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 16 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: potential for crop quality in papaya (fide Euphytica 143:162. 2005)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in papaya (fide Euphytica 181:159. 2011)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of papaya (based on hybrids with Carica papaya by embryo rescue technique fide GenomeMap MolecBreed 4:344. 2007)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Bahia, - Ceara, - Espirito Santo, - Goias, - Mato Grosso, - Parana, - Rio de Janeiro, - Rio Grande do Sul, - Santa Catarina, - Sao Paulo, - Sergipe, - Federal District
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Catamarca, - Chaco, - Corrientes, - Formosa, - Jujuy, - Misiones, - Salta, - Santa Fe, - Santiago del Estero, - Tucuman; Paraguay - Central, - Guaira, - San Pedro, - Canendiyu; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Peru - Apurimac, - Cuzco

References:

  • Angely, J. A. Flora analitica do Parana. 1965 (L Parana)
  • Badillo, V. M. 2000. Carica L. vs. Vasconcella St. Hil. (Caricaceae) con la rehabilitación de este último (Ernstia) 10:75.
  • Badillo, V. M. Monografia de la familia Caricaceae. 1971 (Monog Caricaceae) 88.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Carvalho, F. A. & S. S. Renner 2012. A dated phylogeny of the papaya family (Caricaceae) reveals the crop's closest relatives and the family's biogeographic history Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 65:43-56.
  • Carvalho, F. A. & S. S. Renner 2012. A dated phylogeny of the papaya family (Caricaceae) reveals the crop's closest relatives and the family's biogeographic history Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 65:43-56.
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. 2008 (F ConoSur)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • Mishra, M. et al. 2007. Chapter 19. Papaya (Genome Map Mol Breed) 4:343-351.
  • Mishra, M. et al. 2007. Chapter 19. Papaya (Genome Map Mol Breed) 4:343-351.
  • Rockinger, A. et al. 2016. Chromosome number reduction in the sister clade of Carica papaya with concomitant genome size doubling Amer. J. Bot. 103:1-7.
  • Siar, S. V. et al. 2011. Papaya ringspot virus resistance in Carica papaya via introgression from Vasconcellea quercifolia (Euphytica) 181:159-168.
  • Van Droogenbroeck, B. et al. 2005. Maternal inheritance of cytoplasmic organelles in intergeneric hybrids of Carica papaya L. and Vasconcellea spp. (Caricaceae Dumort., Brassicales) (Euphytica) 143:161-168.
  • Van Droogenbroeck, B. et al. 2005. Maternal inheritance of cytoplasmic organelles in intergeneric hybrids of Carica papaya L. and Vasconcellea spp. (Caricaceae Dumort., Brassicales) (Euphytica) 143:161-168.
  • Van Droogenbroeck, B. et al. 2004. Phylogenetic analysis of the highland papayas (Vasconcellea) and allied genera (Caricaceae) using PCR-RFLP Theor. Appl. Genet. 108:1473-1486.

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