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Taxon: Ampelosicyos scandens Thouars

Genus: Ampelosicyos
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Joliffieae
Nomen number: 2981
Place of publication: Hist. vég. isles austral. Afriq. 68, t. 22. 1806
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/59008069
Name Verified on: 11-Mar-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Distributional Range:


    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar


  1. The Missouri Botanical Garden with others. A Catalogue of the vascular plants of Madagascar (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Ampelosicyos scandens Thouars :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=2981. Accessed 22 January 2020.