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Taxon: Cyclanthera pedata (L.) Schrad.

 
Genus: Cyclanthera
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Sicyoeae
Nomen number: 12773
Place of publication: Index sem. hort. acad. gotting. 1831:2. 1831 (Linnaea 8: Litt. 23. 1833)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Oct-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 23 (11 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fruit used raw in salads or cooked fide Biol Cucurb 319. 1990)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

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

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (n.), Nepal
    • MALESIA: Malaysia

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Jujuy, Salta]


    Other (probable origin in Andean South America)

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. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru) 380.
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  10. Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos y ecogeográficos de las Cucurbitaceae Latinoamericanas de importancia económica Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 9:223-224.
  11. Mansfeld, R. 1959. A preliminary list of agricultural or horticultural plant species (excluding ornamental plants) Kulturpflanze, Beih. 2:432.
  12. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  14. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  15. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  17. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  18. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:288.
  19. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  20. Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. (Names Soukup)
  21. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark 1976. Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat) 24(11):336.
  22. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  23. Whitake, T. W. 1990. Cucurbits of potential economic importance (Biol Cucurb) 319-320.
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Cyclanthera pedata (L.) Schrad. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=12773. Accessed 13 December 2018.