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Taxon: Cucumeropsis mannii Naudin

Synonym of Melothria sphaerocarpa (Cogn.) H. Schaef. & S. S. Renner

 
Genus: Cucumeropsis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 12542
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 5, 5:30. 1866
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Apr-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Burkill, H. M. 1985. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr) 1:577.
  3. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  4. Schaefer, H. & S. S. Renner 2010. A gift from the New World? The West African crop Cucumeropsis mannii and the American Posadaea sphaerocarpa (Cucurbitaceae) are the same species Syst. Bot. 35:535-540.
  5. Schaefer, H. & S. S. Renner 2011. Phylogenetic relationships in the order Cucurbitales and a new classification of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae) (Taxon) 60:134.
  6. Whitake, T. W. 1990. Cucurbits of potential economic importance (Biol Cucurb) 321.

Check other web resources for Cucumeropsis mannii Naudin :

  • 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?id=12542. Accessed 10 December 2018.