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Taxon: Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin

 
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: Cucumis
Section: Aculeatosi
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 12576
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 4, 11:22. 1859
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 28 (22 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique, Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Lesotho, South Africa, [Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape] Swaziland


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  5. Deakin, J. R. et al. 1971. Interspecific hybridization in Cucumis Econ. Bot. 25:295-211.
  6. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  7. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  8. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  9. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  10. Kho, Y. O. et al. 1980. Interspecific hybridization in Cucumis L. II. The crossability of species, and investigation of in vivo pollen tube growth and seed set (Euphytica) 29:661-672.
  11. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae). 1993 (Monog Cucumis) 27.
  12. Nuñez-Palenius, H. G. et al. 2011. Chapter 9. Muskmelon embryo rescue techniques using in vitro embryo culture (Pl Embry Cult) 710:107-115.
  13. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  14. Schaefer, H. 2007. Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) must include Cucumella, Dicoelospermum, Mukia, Myrmecosicyos, and Oreosyce: a recircumscription based on nuclear and plastid DNA data (Blumea) 52:169.
  15. 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.
  16. Singh, A. K. & K. S. Yadava 1984. An analysis of interspecific hybrids and phylogenetic implications in Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) Pl. Syst. Evol. 147:237-252.
  17. 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.

Check other web resources for Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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=12576. Accessed 19 December 2018.