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Taxon: Cucumis maderaspatanus L.

 
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: Cucumis
Section: Cucumis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 12563
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1012. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 26-Jun-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Sep-2018
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar), Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Western Australia]


    Uncertain

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia]


References:

  1. De Wilde, W. J. J. O. & B. E. E. Duyfjes 2006. Mukia Arn. (Cucurbitaceae) in Asia, in particular in Thailand Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 34:38-52.
  2. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  3. Jarvis, C. et al. Linnaean plant name typification project (on-line resource). (Linnaean Pl Typ Proj)
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  5. Renner, S. S. & A. K. Pandey 2013. The Cucurbitaceae of India: accepted names, synonyms, geographic distribution, and information on images and DNA sequences (PhytoKeys) 20:66.
  6. Schaefer, H. 2007. Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) must include Cucumella, Dicoelospermum, Mukia, Myrmecosicyos, and Oreosyce: a recircumscription based on nuclear and plastid DNA data (Blumea) 52:167.
  7. Sebastian, P. et al. 2010. Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) and melon (C. melo) have numerous wild relatives in Asia and Australia, and the sister species of melon is from Australia Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 107:14269-14273.
  8. Telford, I. R. H. et al. 2011. Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) in Australia and eastern Malesia, including newsly recognized species and the sister species to C. melo Syst. Bot. 36:376-389.
  9. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Cucumis maderaspatanus L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=12563. Accessed 11 December 2018.