Taxon: Cucumis sativus L.

 
Genus: Cucumis
Subgenus: Cucumis
Section: Cucumis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Benincaseae
Nomen number: 404426
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1012. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 06-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Nov-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 102 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • cucumber  (Source: BSBI) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Harmful organism host: test organism for crop diseases (fide Virus Diseases 59. 1987)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guizhou, Yunnan, Guangxi]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized (occasionally natzd.)

References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). (AgroAtlas)
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  5. Chen, J.-F. & X.-H. Zhou 2011. Cucumis (Wild Crop Rel Veg) 6:67-90.
  6. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  7. Converse, R. H., ed. Virus diseases of small fruits. USDA Agriculture Handbook 631. 1987 (Virus Diseases)
  8. De Wilde, W. J. J. O. & B. E. E. Duyfjes 2007. The wild species of Cucumis L. (Cucurbitaceae) in South-East Asia (Adansonia) sér. 3, 29:246-247.
  9. Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7. 2001 (L Noms French ed7)
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  15. Huang, S. et al. 2009. The genome of the cucumber, Cucumis sativus L. Nat. Genet. 41:1275-1281.
  16. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. (Mult Glossary Crops)
  17. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  18. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae). 1993 (Monog Cucumis) 84.
  19. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  20. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  21. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:94.
  22. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  23. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  24. Renner, S. S. et al. 2007. Phylogenetics of Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae): Cucumber (C. sativus) belongs in an Asian/Australian clade far from melon (C. melo) B. M. C. Evol. Biol. 7:58.
  25. Schaefer, H. 2007. Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae) must include Cucumella, Dicoelospermum, Mukia, Myrmecosicyos, and Oreosyce: a recircumscription based on nuclear and plastid DNA data (Blumea) 52:168.
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  28. Zhao, X. et al. 2011. Comparison of the distribution of the repetitive DNA sequences in three variants of Cucumis sativus reveals their phylogenetic relationships J. Genet. Genomics 38:39-45.

Check other web resources for Cucumis sativus L. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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=404426. Accessed 18 June 2018.