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Taxon: Cucurbita digitata A. Gray

 
Genus: Cucurbita
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Cucurbiteae
Nomen number: 12586
Place of publication: Pl. wright. 2:60. 1853 (Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 5, Art. 6)
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 17-Feb-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 20 (20 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (s.w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (s.), California (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (n.), Chihuahua, Sonora (n.w.)]


References:

  1. Bailey, L. H. 1943. Species of Cucurbita (Gentes Herbarum) 6:306.
  2. Bemis, W. P. 1963. Interspecific hybridization in Cucurbita: II C. moschata Poir. × xerophytic species of Cucurbita J. Heredity 54:285-289.
  3. Fursa, T. B. & A. I. Filov 1982. Cucurbitaceae (Citrullus, Cucurbita) Kul't. Flora SSSR 21:207.
  4. Groff, D. & W. P. Bemis 1967. Bivalent frequencies in interspecific hybrids fropm three xerophytic species of Cucurbita SouthW. Naturalist 12:365-368.
  5. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. (F Ariz)
  6. Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos y ecogeográficos de las Cucurbitaceae Latinoamericanas de importancia económica Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 9:85-86.
  7. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  8. Munz, P. A. A flora of southern California. (F SCalif)
  9. Nee, M. 1990. The domestication of Cucurbita (Cucurbitaceae) Econ. Bot. 44(3 suppl.):58.
  10. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. (F SonorDes)
  11. Whitaker, T. W. & W. P. Bemis 1964. Evolution in the genus Cucurbita (Evolution) 18:553-559.
  12. Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. (F Baja)

Check other web resources for Cucurbita digitata A. Gray :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=12586. Accessed 21 October 2018.