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Taxon: Cucumis sativus L. var. sativus

 
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: Cucumis
Section: Cucumis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 12580
Place of publication:
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/359033
Name Verified on: 06-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1624 (1486 active, 1251 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; oil/fat
  • Medicines: folklore (as Cucumis sativus)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

  1. Burkill, H. M. 1985. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. 1:581.
  2. Chakravarty, H. L. 1990. Cucurbits of India and their role in the development of vegetable crops. Biology and utilization of the Cucurbitaceae 330.
  3. Huang, S. et al. 2009. The genome of the cucumber, Cucumis sativus L.. Nat. Genet. 41:1275-1281.
  4. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  5. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. 1993. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) 84. Note: Parkway Publ., North Carolina
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  7. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  9. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  10. Thulin, M. 2000. Distribution on Arabian Peninsula. pers. comm. via e-mail to J. H. Kirkbride, Jr. on 6 Apr
  11. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  12. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Cucumis sativus L. var. sativus :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.

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=12580. Accessed 18 November 2019.