Taxon: Jacaratia mexicana A. DC.

 
Genus: Jacaratia
Family: Caricaceae
Nomen number: 20605
Place of publication: Prodr. 15(1):420. 1864
Name Verified on: 07-Dec-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Aug-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

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Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 57:1229. 2010)
  • Human food: seeds (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 57:1229. 2010)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide TreesS Mex)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of papaya (based on distant affinities to Carica papaya fide Mol Phylogen Evol 65:49. 2012)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Colima, - Guerrero, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Central America: Belize; El Salvador; Guatemala; Nicaragua

  • Cultivated:

  • Northern America

    • : Mexico

References:

  • Arias, D. et al. 2010. Phylogeographic patterns and possible incipient domestication of Jacaratia mexicana A. DC. (Caricaceae) in Mexico Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 57:1227-1238.
  • Badillo, V. M. Monografia de la familia Caricaceae. 1971 (Monog Caricaceae) 47.
  • Carvalho, F. A. & S. S. Renner 2012. A dated phylogeny of the papaya family (Caricaceae) reveals the crop's closest relatives and the family's biogeographic history Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 65:46-53.
  • Carvalho, F. A. & S. S. Renner 2012. A dated phylogeny of the papaya family (Caricaceae) reveals the crop's closest relatives and the family's biogeographic history Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 65:46-53.
  • Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. Flora de Veracruz. 1978- (F Veracruz)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. 1920 (TreesS Mex)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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