Taxon: Cucurbita argyrosperma C. Huber

 
Genus: Cucurbita
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Cucurbiteae
Nomen number: 313747
Place of publication: C. Huber freres & Co., Catalogue de graines pour 1867:8. 1867
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 19-Jun-1991 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Nov-1994
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 149 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of moschata pumpkin/squash (based on hybrids with Cucurbita moschata (as male donor) fide Cucurb Gen Coop 23:62. 2000)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua


    Cultivated

    Northern America
    • United States (s.w.)


References:

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  2. Ferriol, M. & B. Picó 2008. Pumpkin and winter squash (Handb Pl Breed Veg) 1(4):317-349.
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Greuter, W. et al., eds. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code). 2000 (ICBN St Louis) Art. 26.3, Ex. 7.
  5. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  6. Kates, H. R. et al. 2017. Evolutionary and domestication history of Cucurbita (pumpkin and squash) species inferred from 44 nuclear loci Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 111:98-109.
  7. Lira Saade, R. & S. Montes Hernández 1994. Cucurbits (Cucurbita spp.) (Neglected Crops) 63-77.
  8. Lira-Saade, R. 1995. Estudios taxonómicos y ecogeográficos de las Cucurbitaceae Latinoamericanas de importancia económica Syst. Ecogeogr. Stud. Crop Genepools 9:2-6, 62-66.
  9. Mabberley, D. J. 1985. 'Die neuen pflanzen von Ch. Huber Frères & Co. in Hyères' (Taxon) 34:452.
  10. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  11. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  12. Merrick, L. C. 1990. Systematics and evolution of a domesticated squash, Cucurbita argyrosperma, and its wild and weedy relatives (Biol Cucurb) 77-95.
  13. Merrick, L. C. & D. M. Bates 1989. Classification and nomenclature of Cucurbita argyrosperma (Baileya) 23:94-102.
  14. Nee, M. 1990. The domestication of Cucurbita (Cucurbitaceae) Econ. Bot. 44(3 suppl.):58.
  15. Sanjur, O. I. et al. 2002. Phylogenetic relationships among domesticated and wild species of Cucurbita (Cucurbitaceae) inferred from a mitochondrial gene: Implications for crop plant evolution and areas of origin Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99:535-540.
  16. Sisko, M. et al. 2003. Genome size analysis in the genus Cucurbita and its use for determination of interspecific hybrids obtained using the embryo-rescue technique Pl. Sci. (Elsevier) 165:663-669.
  17. Wessel-Beaver, L. 2000. Cucurbita argyrosperma sets fruit in fields where C. moschata is the only pollen source Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rep. 23:62-63.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=313747. Accessed 22 May 2018.