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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.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

References:

  1. Burkill, H. M. 1985. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. 1:577.
  2. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  3. 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. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  4. Schaefer, H. & S. S. Renner. 2011. Phylogenetic relationships in the order Cucurbitales and a new classification of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae). Taxon 60:134.
  5. Whitake, T. W. 1990. Cucurbits of potential economic importance. Biology and utilization of the Cucurbitaceae 321.
  6. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12542. Accessed 24 October 2019.