Taxon: Jacaratia mexicana A. DC.

 
Genus: Jacaratia
Family: Caricaceae
Nomen number: 20605
Place of publication: Prodr. 15(1):420. 1864
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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

Synonyms:

Common names:

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 ()
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of papaya (based on distant affinities to Carica papaya fide Mol Phylogen Evol 65:49. 2012)
  • Medicines: folklore ()

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:

  1. 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.
  2. Badillo, V. M. Monografia de la familia Caricaceae. 1971 (Monog Caricaceae) 47.
  3. 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.
  4. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. Flora de Veracruz. (F Veracruz)
  5. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  7. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  8. Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. (TreesS Mex)
  9. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  10. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)

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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=20605. Accessed 25 April 2018.