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Taxon: Cucumis sativus L. var. sikkimensis Hook. f.

 
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: Cucumis
Section: Cucumis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 310442
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 102: t. 6206. 1876
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/436236
Name Verified on: 06-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit;

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Sikkim] Nepal


References:

  1. Chakravarty, H. L. 1982. Cucurbitaceae. Fascicles of flora of India. 11:37.
  2. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  3. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  4. Kho, Y. O. et al. 1980. Interspecific hybridization in Cucumis L. II. The crossability of species, and investigation of in vivo pollen tube growth and seed set. Euphytica 29:661-672. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  5. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. 1993. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) 120. Note: = Cucumis sativus L.
  6. Nesom, G. L. 2011. Toward consistency of taxonomic rank in wild/domesticated Cucurbitaceae. Phytoneuron 13:1-33.
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Cucumis sativus L. var. sikkimensis Hook. f. :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310442. Accessed 5 July 2020.