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Taxon: Tropaeolum tuberosum Ruiz & Pav.

 
Genus: Tropaeolum
Section: Tropaeolum
Family: Tropaeolaceae
Nomen number: 40692
Place of publication: Fl. peruv. 3:77, t. 314. 1802
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 31-Dec-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 12 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: vegetable; vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Andersson, L. & S. Andersson. 2000. A molecular phylogeny of Tropaeolaceae and its systematic implications. Taxon 49:721-736.
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Tropaeolum+tuberosum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Grau, A. et al. 2003. Mashua. Tropaeolum tuberosum Ruíz & Pav.. Promoting the conservation and use of underutilized and neglected crops. 25:1-55.
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  10. Hawkes, J. G. & J. P. K. Hjerting. 1989. The potatoes of Bolivia: their breeding value and evolutionary relationships
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening 4:521.
  12. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  13. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  15. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936-. Flora of Peru Note: 1936-1971; new ser. 1980-
  16. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  17. Ortega, O. R. et al. 2007. Pattern of genetic diversity of cultivated and non-cultivated mashua, Tropaeolum tuberosum, in the Cusco region of Perú. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 54:807-821.
  18. Pissard, A. et al. 2008. Influence of geographical provenance on the genetic structure and diversity of the vegetatively propagated Andean tuber crop, mashua (Tropaeolum tuberosum), highlighted by Intersimple Sequence Repeat markers and multivariate analysis methods. Int. J. Pl. Sci. 169:1248-1260.
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  20. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  21. Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  22. Sparre, B. & L. Andersson. 1991. A taxonomic revision of the Tropaeolaceae. Opera Bot. 108:54.

Check other web resources for Tropaeolum tuberosum Ruiz & Pav. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=40692. Accessed 15 September 2019.