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Taxon: Casimiroa edulis La Llave & Lex.

 
Genus: Casimiroa
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Toddalioideae
Nomen number: 9292
Place of publication: Nov. veg. descr. 2:2, 9. 1825
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 22 (4 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosi]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Federal District, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Queretaro, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala


    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. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  8. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Magness, J. R. et al. Food and feed crops of the United States. IR Bull. 1. 1971 (Crops US)
  11. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  12. Martínez, M. 1951. Las casimiroas de México y Centroamérica Anales Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. México 22:46-55.
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  15. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  16. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  17. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  18. Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. (TreesS Mex)
  19. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  20. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  21. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:113.

Check other web resources for Casimiroa edulis La Llave & Lex. :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: 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?9292. Accessed 20 October 2018.