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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.
Accessions: 244 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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: biology, production and utilization 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. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  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. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  9. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  10. Flach, M. & F. Rumawas, eds. 1996. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 9:107-113.
  11. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  12. Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa Note: poisonous
  13. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  14. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  16. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  17. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  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).
  20. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  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. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 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 September 2019.