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Taxon: Abelmoschus caillei (A. Chev.) Stevels

 
Genus: Abelmoschus
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Hibisceae
Nomen number: 315471
Place of publication: Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia 10:138. 1988
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Jan-1990 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Dec-1998
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 160 (159 active, 150 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • West African okra  (Source: Pl Res SEAs) - English
  • gombo ouest-africain  (Source: PROTA4U) - French
  • gumbo ouest-africain  (Source: PROTA4U) - French

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 8:58. 1993); vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 8:58. 1993)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Gabon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques & South African National Biodiversity Institute African flowering plants database (on-line resource). (L Africa Online)
  3. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  4. Siemonsma, J. S. 1982. West African okra - morphological and cytological indications for the existence of a natural amphidiploid of Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench and A. manihot (L.) Medikus (Euphytica) 31:241-252.
  5. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:58.
  6. Werner, O. et al. 2016. Molecular systematics of Abelmoschus (Malvaceae) and genetic diversity within the cultivated species of this genus based on nuclear ITS and chloroplast rpL16 sequence data Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 63:429-445.

Check other web resources for Abelmoschus caillei (A. Chev.) Stevels :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=315471. Accessed 21 October 2018.