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Taxon: Sicyos edulis Jacq.

Synonym of Sechium edule (Jacq.) Sw. subsp. edule

Genus: Sicyos
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Sicyoeae
Nomen number: 33882
Place of publication: Enum. syst. pl. 32. 1760 (Select. stirp. amer. hist. 258, t. 163. 1763)
Link to protologue:
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Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Lira, R. et al. 1999. Propuesta de ubicación taxonómica para los chayotes silvestres (Sechium edule, Cucurbitaceae) de México. Acta Bot. Mex. 49:55.

Check other web resources for Sicyos edulis Jacq. :

  • 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=33882. Accessed 3 June 2020.