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Taxon: Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth

 
Genus: Cucurbita
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Cucurbiteae
Nomen number: 12590
Place of publication: F. W. H. A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. gen. sp. 2:98[folio]; 2:123[quarto]. 1817
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Feb-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Sep-2018
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL)
Accessions: 45 (42 active, 104 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Fuels:
  • Human food: potential as starch
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska (s.), Oklahoma]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arkansas]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California (s.), Utah (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco (n.), Mexico, Queretaro]


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  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. Bailey, L. H. 1943. Species of Cucurbita (Gentes Herbarum) 6:313.
  4. Bemis et al. 1978. The buffalo gourd: a new potential horticultural crop (HortScience) 13:235-240.
  5. Bemis, W. P. 1963. Interspecific hybridization in Cucurbita: II C. moschata Poir. × xerophytic species of Cucurbita J. Heredity 54:285-289.
  6. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
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  9. Fursa, T. B. & A. I. Filov 1982. Cucurbitaceae (Citrullus, Cucurbita) Kul't. Flora SSSR 21:205.
  10. Gathman, A. C. & W. P. Bemis 1990. Domestication of buffalo gourd, Cucurbita foetidissima (Biol Cucurb) 335-348.
  11. Goffman, F. D. & N. V. Gomez 1996. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Jojoba and its uses and of the Third International Conference on New Industrial Crops and Products 225-228.
  12. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. (F Ariz)
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  15. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  16. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  17. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  18. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  19. Mohlenbrock, R. H. Guide to the vascular flora of Illinois. (F IllMohl)
  20. Munz, P. A. A flora of southern California. (F SCalif)
  21. Nee, M. 1990. The domestication of Cucurbita (Cucurbitaceae) Econ. Bot. 44(3 suppl.):58.
  22. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  23. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  24. Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes. (F Bajio)
  25. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. (F SonorDes)
  26. Smith, E. B. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas. 1978 (L Arkansas)
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  29. Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. (F Baja)

Check other web resources for Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth :

  • 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
  • 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.

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=12590. Accessed 12 December 2018.