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Taxon: Luffa cylindrica M. Roem.

Synonym of Luffa aegyptiaca Mill.

 
Genus: Luffa
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Sicyoeae
Nomen number: 22790
Place of publication: Fam. nat. syn. monogr. 2:63. 1846
Link to protologue:
Comment: not based on Momordica cylindrica L., which Roemer accepted for another species, so he is considered to have created a new name without a basionym (Vienna Art. 48.1)
Name Verified on: 11-Apr-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

References:

  1. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  2. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  3. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  4. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  5. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  7. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana. Note: lists as Momordica cylindrica (L.) M. Roem.
  8. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:106-107.
  9. Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus. Regnum Veg. 119:97-98.
  10. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  11. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: lists as Momordica cylindrica (L.) M. Roem.
  12. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Luffa cylindrica M. Roem. :

  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=22790. Accessed 17 November 2019.