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Taxon: Manihot esculenta Crantz subsp. esculenta

 
Genus: Manihot
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Manihoteae
Nomen number: 23373
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 244 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Food additives:
  • Fuels:
  • Human food: vegetable (source of tapioca)
  • Medicines: folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (cult. in tropics)

    Other (probable origin Brazil)

References:

  1. Allem, A. C. 1994. The origin of Manihot esculenta Crantz (Euphorbiaceae) Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 41:133-150.
  2. Allem, A. C. 2002. The origins and taxonomy of cassava (Cassava Biol Util) 1-16.
  3. Bradbury, E. J. et al. 2013. Geographic differences in patterns of genetic differentiation among bitter and sweet manioc (Manihot esculenta subsp. esculenta; Euphorbiaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 100:857-866.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  5. Duputié, A. et al. 2007. Natural hybridization between a clonally propagated crop, cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) and a wild relative in French Guiana Molec. Ecol. 16:3025-3038.
  6. Duputié, A. et al. 2011. Evolutionary biogeography of Manihot (Euphorbiaceae), a rapidly radiating Neotropical genus restricted to dry environments J. Biogeogr. 38:1033-1043.
  7. El Bassam, N. 1998. Energy plant species 18-42.
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen (Zander Ency)
  9. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants (Cornucopia)
  10. Flach, M. & F. Rumawas, eds. 1996. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates (Pl Res SEAs) 9:107-113.
  11. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (L Euphorb)
  12. Kellerman, T. S. et al. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa (Kellerman et al.)
  13. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  14. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants (Lampe & McCann)
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  16. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2 (Food Feed Crops US)
  17. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  18. Olsen, K. M. & B. A. Schaal 2001. Microsatellite variation in cassava (Manihot esculenta, Euphorbiaceae) and its wild relatives: further evidence for a southern Amazonian origin of domestication Amer. J. Bot. 88:131-142.
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  20. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants (Dict Rehm)
  21. Rogers, D. J. & S. G. Appan 1973. Manihot, Manihotoides (Euphorbiaceae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 13:25.
  22. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:175.

Check other web resources for Manihot esculenta Crantz subsp. esculenta :

  • 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.

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=23373. Accessed 20 June 2019.