Taxon: Carica pubescens Lenné & K. Koch

Synonym of Vasconcellea pubescens A. DC.

Genus: Carica
Family: Caricaceae
Nomen number: 418398
Place of publication: A. C. H. Braun et al., App. sp. nov. 12. 1853
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Comment: although the most commonly used name for this species, it cannot be transferred to Vasconcellea because of the heterotypic (but apparently conspecific) Vasconcellea pubescens A. DC.
Name Verified on: 07-Sep-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Badillo, V. M. 1997. Neotipificación de Carica pubescens Lenné et Koch y de Carica quercifolia (St. Hil.) Hieron. y nuevos registros de la familia para Ecuador (Ernstia) 6:201.
  2. Badillo, V. M. 2000. Carica L. vs. Vasconcella St. Hil. (Caricaceae) con la rehabilitacion de este ultimo (Ernstia) 10:78.
  3. Badillo, V. M. Monografia de la familia Caricaceae. 1971 (Monog Caricaceae)
  4. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)

Check other web resources for Carica pubescens Lenné & K. Koch :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 21 June 2018.